Common Camellia (Camellia japonica 'Kuro Delight') in the Camellias Database

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Data specific to Camellias (Edit)
Flower size:Medium: 3-4 inches (8-10 cm)
Blooming period:Midseason: (January 1- March 1)
Bloom Type:Semi-double
Growth Habit & Rate:slow and spreading, moderate upright grower once planted in the ground
Originator:Dr. William L. Ackerman
Year Originated & Registration date:1987
Place of Origination:Ashton, Md., USA

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Shrub
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Leaves:Evergreen
Flowers:Showy
Flower Color:Red
Flower Time:Late winter and early spring
Spring
Pollinators:Bees

Photo courtesy of Camellia Forest Nursery

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