Camellia japonica 'Showa-no-hikari'

  • $65.00

"Light of Showa" (transl.) has a simple, radiant flower.  Deeper pink veining appears at the center of light pink petals, surrounded by an irregular white border.  Yellow filaments are widely flared for the perfect Higo form.  A variegated leaf sport of 'Yamato Nishiki' introduced in Japan, circa 1960.

 » Bloom color, form, size: Pink, single Higo, medium
 » Bloom period (NC):  Mid to late spring (Mar to Apr)
 » Growth rate, habit: Moderate, upright
 » Zones: 7b-9
 » Features: Bicolor blooms

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