Camellia japonica 'Ashton's High Rise'
This medium-sized rose form double flower is pinkish red. Dr. Ackerman, the originator, recommends this one for sites requiring a narrow, upright plant. The blooms open mid-season and the leaves are a deep dark green.
» Bloom color, form: Rose-red, rose-form double
» Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Early to mid spring (Feb-Mar)
» Growth rate, habit: Vigorous, upright/narrow
» Zones: 6b-9
» Parentage: C. japonica 'Billie McCaskill' x 'Variety Z'