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Camellia japonica Red Double Flower

 

One of the best of the red camellias, this is a moderate grower that forms a symmetric shrub with glossy dark green leaves. 'Blood of China' provides a striking display of red color against dark green foliage in late spring with its profuse semi-double to peony-formed blooms. Camellias deserve a place in any garden for their neat, well-kept appearance and beautiful flowers.

Camellia japonica 'Blood of China'

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy, leathery

Leaf shape : Broadly elliptic

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 4-5"

Flower shape : Semi-double to peony-formed

Flower color : Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6-12 ft.

Average size maturity height : 6-12 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 4-9, 12, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Shade

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes