Camellia Camellia ツバキ 椿 tsubaki
Red-flowered camellia, one of the early flowering. Sits in the clump of camellias a few steps past the entrance gate, on the right. It bloomed in April this year, with streaks of white on the edges.
From Rogers Trees and Shrubs: […] Camellia japonica ‘Hikarugenji’ (syn. ‘Herme’) An old Japanese variety, first recorded in 1859. Flowers peony-form, pink edged white with deeper crimson veins. Leaves unusually narrow with long point. Blooms in mid- to late spring. […]