Camellia japonica 'Spring Song'
From a plant breeder's perspective, this plant is a mystery. The known parent isn't particularly cold hardy and rarely produces seeds, yet 'Spring Song' is here and survives Zone 6 winters.
Light pink flowers open to a trumpet shape amidst delicate foliage. A Camellia Forest introduction.
Hardy to USDA Zone: 6a
Blooms (NC): February
Parentage: Seedling of 'Sukiya'