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.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 6b
Blooms (NC): Feb to Mar
Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches
Parentage: C. japonica 'Billie McCaskill' x 'Variety Z'