Camellia x vernalis 'Hiryu'
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.
Camellia x vernalis
Certain camellias once classed as sasanquas have been placed here because they bloom later, are often denser in growth, shinier in leaf, and have firmer-textured flowers. They are generally sold as sasanquas.'Hiryu'
Deep red, small, rose-form double blooms on a dense, upright plant about 9 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide.
Blooms early. Scarlet-red semidouble flowers. Low-growing, spreading plant.
Midseason. Medium to large, white, perfectly formed formal double blooms. Full, upright plant.
Native to Asia Minor. Tuberous-rooted plant 1 1/2 to 2 ft. tall and wide,with fresh green, almost fern...