Camellia japonica 'Tama-no-ura'
This unique plant was discovered in the wild by a charcoal burner. The medium red flowers have a prominent white edge. 'Tama-no-ura' has been successfully crossed with various Camellia species - a high percentage of this plant's progeny appear with the white picotee edge characteristic of Nuccio's "Tama" series.
» Bloom color: Medium red with white border
» Bloom form: Single
» Bloom size: Small, 2.5 to 3 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Early to mid spring (Feb-Mar)
» Growth rate, habit: Vigorous, upright/open
» Zones: 7a-9