A new sasanqua seedling with “rabbit ear” petals

A new Camellia sasanqua seedling originated by Yuri Panchul (Yuri Panchul #0148). The flower is pink, irregular double, medium size, sometimes include “rabbit ear” petals. The growth habit is spreading. Similar cultivars include ‘Showa-no-sakae’ and ‘Rosette’ but they don’t form “rabbit ear” petals. Новый сеянец камелии горной (Camellia sasanqua), временное обозначение Yuri Panchul #0148. Автор …

A new sasanqua seedling with flat formal double pink flower and upright growth habit

A new Camellia sasanqua seedling originated by Yuri Panchul (Yuri Panchul #0138). The flower is pink, formal double, quite flat and relatively small (45-50 mm). The leaves are on smaller side (45×25 mm), the branches are sturdy and the growth habit is upright. A similar cultivar is ‘Chansonette’ but ‘Chansonette’ has flexible branches with spreading, …

‘Shikoku Stars’ under the frost

Annual Fall-flowering camellia giveaway

A new striped Camellia sasanqua seedling #0108

I got a new striped Camellia sasanqua seedling in my garden. Right now its name is #0108. Striped sasanquas are rare so it is an important find. I observed only two other striped sasanquas – ‘Stars’N’Stripes’ from Nuccio’s Nurseries and ‘Autumn Carnival’ from Camellia Forest Nursery. #0108 is a seedling of ‘Stars’N’Stripes’. The seedling is …

Camellia sasanqua ‘Midnight Lover’

Camellia sasanqua ‘Midnight Lover’. A new introduction from Camellia Forest Nursery. The color is crimson pink, not true red like in ‘Yuletide’ and ‘Mieko Tanaka’. The flower shape is interestingly asymmetrical. This is a nice plant, but I will probably give it to somebody since 1) I already have both reds (‘Yuletide’, ‘Mieko Tanaka’) and …