Camellia japonica 'Berenice Boddy'

  • $25.00

Back in stock! (Fall 2019) This special lady is the parent of many cold-hardy cultivars, including most of our C. japonica April series!  Originated at Rancho del Descanso in Sierra Madre, CA, circa 1947.  Named after the wife of the Los Angeles Daily News publisher, Manchester Boddy. (PP #605)

 » Bloom color: White shading to light pink at margins, deeper pink under petals
 » Bloom form: Single to semi-double with cup-shaped inner petals
 » Bloom size: Medium to large, 3 to 5 inches
 » Bloom period (NC): Late winter to mid spring (Jan-Mar)
 » Growth rate, habit: Vigorous, upright/spreading
 » Zones: 7a-9
 » Features: Antique

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