Camellia x 'Koto-no-kaori'
"Perfume of Ancient Capital" (transl.) reminds us of little pink sake cups. Sweet scented, single blooms are the most saturated of the fragrant Camellias. Hints of red can be found in the upright, lacy new growth.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 8
Blooms (NC): Feb to Mar
Bloom size: Small, 2.5 to 3 inches
Parentage: C. japonica 'Tokai' x C. lutchuensis