Answer: Common Japanese Camellia (Camellia japonica) is a broadleaved, evergreen shrub, which may grow to a height of 25 feet, but more often to 6 to 12 feet. It has a spread of 6 to 10 feet. The dark-green leathery leaves are 4 inches long. The flowers, which range in color from white to pink and red, are 3 to 5 inches in diameter. They flower on different varieties from September until April. The flowers may be single, semi-double, or double. Here's a list of those that do well in your gardening region with a notation as to whether they are early, mid-season or late bloomers:
'Adolphe Audusson?- Midseason; very large; red.
?Betty Sheffield Supreme?- Late; large; red.
?Berenice Boddy?- Midseason; medium; light pink.
?Daikagura?- Early-late; large; rose-red.
?Debutante?- Early-midseason; medium-large, pink.
?Desire? - Midseason; medium large; pale pink.
?Kramer?s Supreme?- Midseason; very large; red.
?Kumasaka?- Midseason-late; medium-large; pink.
?Lady Clare?- Midseason-late; large; dark pink;
?Magnoliaeflora?- Midseason; medium; pale-pink.
?Mathotiana?- Midseason-late; very large; crimson.
?Guilio Nuccio?- Midseason; very large; rose.
?Nuccio?s Gem?- Midseason; medium-large, white.
?Pink Perfection?- Early; large; pink.
?R.L. Wheeler?- Late; large; red.
?Rev. John G. Drayton?- Late; semi-double; carmine-rose.
Best wishes with your landscape!
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