Plant ID forum: Camellia, recognize this one?

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Dec 6, 2014 7:33 PM CST
It is loaded with buds and blooms -


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JRsbugs
Dec 7, 2014 5:21 AM CST
If it's flowering now that cuts out a lot as there are fewer autumn flowering Camellias. It looks like Camellia × vernalis 'Yuletide', however I can't be certain as there are others which look much the same. As Nuccio is a well known grower it stands a good chance.

http://sazanka.org/tag/vernali...
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Dec 7, 2014 7:05 AM CST
My first thought was Camellia (Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide')
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Dec 7, 2014 7:16 AM CST
'Spring Promise' is a winter/spring bloomer: http://www.piedmontcarolina.co...

We have one listed in the database as Camellia (Camellia japonica 'Spring's Promise')

I think the correct name/spelling is probably Spring's Promise:
http://www.fantasticplants.com...

http://www.bcnursery.com/CAM-J...
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Henhouse
Dec 21, 2014 3:52 PM CST
Sasanqua Camellias bloom in the fall. Yuletide is among the later bloomers and has larger flowers than most of the other sasanquas.. Their growth habit is more upright. If the color of your picture is accurate, it's pinker than Yuletide, but if your camera's color representation is off (as most are w/ reds and blues), it could be. The amount of blooms and foliage shape would suggest Yuletide.
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