Camellia japonica 'October Affair'
This formal double features shaded color on the petals much like the parent, 'Bernice Boddy', but the bud center becomes pink as the flower ages producing a tricolor effect. A Camellia Forest Introduction, 1981.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 7b
Growth: Vigorous, upright
Blooms (NC): November/March
Bloom size: Large, 4 to 5 inches
Parentage: 'Bernice Boddy' x 'Yohei Haku'