Camellia japonica 'April Kiss'
This vigorous grower has small, pinkish-red formal blooms. It makes a very heavy bud-set and blooms at the beginning of the spring season. This is the earliest blooming of the "April", and with its profuse flowers makes a dependable display in the garden. It has upright growth and attractive glossy leaves. A Camellia Forest Introduction.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 6b
Growth rate: Moderate, Upright
Blooms (NC): Jan to Feb
Bloom size: Small, 2.5 to 3 inches
Parentage: 'Bernice Boddy' x 'Reg Ragland'