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.
Blooms early. Scarlet-red semidouble flowers. Low-growing, spreading plant.
Midseason. Medium, pale pink semidouble flowers. Heavy bloomer; good cut flower. Medium-size plant wit...
Vigorous upright shrub with rather pendulous branches. Very large, semidouble flowers are rich pink wi...