Camellia hiemalis 'Chansonette'
Native to eastern and southern Asia. There are over 3,000 named kinds, and the range in color, size, and form is remarkable. The genus includes the plant from which we get tea, but most garden plants are robust shrubs that flower in winter or spring.
Includes a number of varieties formerly listed as sasanquas but differing in their later, longer bloom and heavier-textured flowers.'Chansonette'
Vigorous, spreading growth to 3–6 ft. high, 8–10 ft. wide. Large, bright pink, formal double flowers.
Early to midseason. Medium to large blooms in dark red with deeper red veining. Formal double to peony...
In the West, the tea plant grows as a dense round shrub to 15 ft. tall and wide, with leathery, dull d...
Certain camellias once classed as sasanquas have been placed here because they bloom later, are often ...