Camellia japonica 'Classic Pink'
This outstanding, cold-hardy variety shows extremely pale pink, formal double flowers very late in the season. Almost as nice as the flowers is the very shiny narrow foliage. The plant has a slow growth rate with a tendency to form many branches so that the shrub develops into an upright, rounded shape without pruning. A Camellia Forest introduction; PP #12,614.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 6b
Growth rate: Slow
Blooms (NC): April
Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches
Parentage: 'Bernice Boddy' x 'Kumasaka'