Camellia japonica 'Kujaku-tsubaki'
The "Peacock Camellia" (trans.) has semi-double, trumpet-shaped flowers that are red with white mottles. The leaves are very narrow and lanceolate, often with yellow markings from benign virus. The branches are quite weeping and combined with the unusual leaves it makes a striking and different Camellia. This blooms mid to late season.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 7a
Growth rate: Average, weeping
Blooms (NC): Mar to Apr
Bloom size: Small to Med, 2.5 to 4 inches