Camellia x 'Spring Circus'
This hybrid has an unpredictable expression of flower color and usually has both white and pink flowers on the same plant. The open peony form flowers vary from solid red, to white with a few pink stripes and vice versa, or deep pink with white borders. Introduced by Dr. William Ackerman, 1996.
» Bloom color, form: Deep pink bordered white, peony
» Bloom size: Medium, 3 to 4 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Mid to late spring (Mar-Apr)
» Growth rate, habit: Moderate, upright/dense
» Zones: 6b-9
» Features: Bicolor blooms, cold-hardy
» Parentage: C. japonica 'Tricolor Red' x C. oleifera 'Plain Jane'