Camellia japonica 'Shibori-kingyo-tsubaki'
The "Variegated Goldfish Camellia" (transl.) has bell-shaped blooms. Leaves are broadly ovate with multiple fishtail-like tips for year-round interest. Originated in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, 1971. The transposons (aka jumping genes) that cause the color streaks are very unstable and will often produce solid rose-red or pink flowers.
» Bloom color: White with red and pink streaks and stripes
» Bloom form: Single
» Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Late spring (Apr)
» Growth rate, habit: TBD
» Zones: 7b-9
» Features: Bicolor blooms, year-round interest
Policy effective April 1, 2022: No refunds will be processed for variegated Camellias on account for solid blooms. We try our best to select plants that have visible variegated blooms, but due to the genetics of the plant, the variegated blooms cannot be guaranteed. By adding this plant to your cart, you accept the no refund policy.