Camellia japonica 'Grape Soda'
The single flowers on this cultivar can approach lavender-red or lavender, if you use your imagination. Ours have not yet bloomed; the photo author swears the color is lavender. We are reserving our judgement until we see for ourselves!
Hardy to USDA Zone: 7
Growth rate: Vigorous, open/upright
Blooms (NC): March
Bloom size: Small to Med, 2.5 to 4 inches