General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Pollinators: Bees

Common names
  • Japanese Camellia
  • Camellia

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Date: c. 1816
illustration by P. Bessa from 'Herbier Général de l'Amateur', 1

Date: c. 1830
illustration from Baumann and Baumann's 4-volume Bollweilerer Cam

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