Hardy Camellia hybrids
Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
These camellias, bred from C. oleifera, areamong the hardiest of all; theywithstand temperatures to–10°F (–23°C) given an overhead tree canopy and protection from cold, drying winds. Most produce semidouble flowers; bloom period is fall and winter. Pink varieties include ‘Winter’s Beauty’, ‘Winter’s Joy’, and ‘Winter’s Rose’; white onesinclude ‘Lu Shan Snow’, ‘Winter’s Snowman’, and ‘Winter’s Waterlily’. ‘Winter’s Star’ is purplish red.
Midseason. Considered by many to be the world’s finest camellia. Coral rose, very large semidouble flo...
Early tomidseason. Red single flowersbloom freely in winter.
‘Buddha’ has a very large, rose-pink flower; inner petals unusually erect and wavy. Fast grower.