Growth Habit: matures 8-10 feet high
USDA Zone: 6-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: chance seedling of 'Hiryu'
Hybridizer: Nuccio's Nursery (1963)
Primary Color: red
Bloom Time: November to February
Comments: One of the most popular camellias and for good reason as it bursts forth with red flowers with golden eyes during the dreary days of winter.
Plant Size: see below