Camellia japonica 'C. M. Hovey'
This crimson beauty has been making appearances at Camellia shows since the mid 19th century, winning it's first gold medal from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in 1853.
» Bloom color: Crimson red
» Bloom form: Rose-form double
» Bloom size: Large, 4 to 5 inches
» Bloom period (NC): Late spring (Apr)
» Growth rate, habit: Moderate, upright/narrow
» Zones: 7b-9
» Features: Antique
» Parentage: Chance seedling