Camellia (Camellia japonica 'Benten Kagura') in the Camellias Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Benten Kagura'
'Benten-kagura'

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Japanese Camellia

Data specific to Camellias (Edit)
Bloom Type: Peony, large

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 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: red flowers have heavy white mottles caused by virus
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Fall
Pollinators: Bees

Photo courtesy of Camellia Forest Nursery

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