Camellia x 'Night Rider'
'Night Rider' is one of the most difficult Camellias to grow, but can be one of the most rewarding. Dark, black-red pigment seeps into every inch of this plant from the semi-double, waxy flowers, into the filaments, and to the tips of the new growth.
» Bloom color: Black-red
» Bloom form: Single to semi-double
» Bloom size: Miniature, approx. 2 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Mid to late spring (Mar-Apr)
» Growth rate, habit: Slow, upright/spreading
» Zones: 7b-9
» Features: Container friendly
» Parentage: Camellia x 'Ruby Bells' x C. japonica 'Kuro-tsubaki'