Camellia japonica 'Paulette Goddard'
This dark red, anemone to peony form flower often appears white-spotted with viral variegation. This is and older cultivar which has survived several of our most extreme winters here in NC, as well as further north.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 6b
Growth: Average, upright
Blooms (NC): Mar to April
Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches