Camellia x 'Sparkling Burgundy'
This is one of our favorites since it is usually the first to start blooming and is a profuse bloomer. Peony form blooms cover this shrubby plant. Originated in Abita Springs, LA, 1957.
» Bloom color, form, size: Pink, peony, medium (3-4")
» Bloom period (NC): Early fall (Oct)
» Growth rate, habit: Vigorous, upright/compact/weeping
» Zones: 7a-9
» Features: Antique, somewhat cold-hardy
» Parentage: C. sasanqua 'Hinode-gumo' x Camellia x 'Showa-no-sakae'