Camellia japonica 'Lady Vansittart'

  • $30.00

The profuse white, rose-red striped flowers are striking in contrast to the dark glossy-green narrow foliage. The transposons (aka jumping genes) that cause the color streaks are very unstable and will often produce solid rose-red or pink flowers. We can't guarantee what each plant will do, so the best time to buy this lovely Lady is when she's in bloom.  Introduced circa 1887.

 » Bloom color, form, size: White/rose-red, semi-double, med to lg
 » Bloom period (NC):  Mid to late spring (Mar to Apr)
 » Growth rate, habit: Slow, upright/compact
 » Zones: 7a-9
 » Features: Candy-striped blooms, antique

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