April Dawn has a vigorous, upright habit and a very heavy bud set. The rose pink, shell pink, and white variegated formal double flowers spread throughout the whole plant from mid to late season. An excellent variegated camellia because there is no virus used. A great introduction from Dr. Parks.
April Rose is a compact, upright camellia with a heavy bud set. The soft rose-red medium flower appears in midseason and lasts through the late season. Although ‘April Remembered’ has a very hardy bud, it still likes protection in the colder parts of zone 6. Another great introduction from Dr. Parks.
April Tryst has an excellent upright habit, a heavy bud set, and will grow at a medium rate. The bright red anemone flower with a hint of white on the center petals will bloom for an extended period in the middle of the season. This hardy flower can withstand freezing weather that usually damages other varieties. Another great introductions from Dr. Parks.
Arctic Rose is an upright, compact grower with medium green leaves. The red, formal double flower appears in mid and last through late season. This hybrid, introduced by Dr. Ackreman, makes a very colorful hedge.
Betty Sheffield is a dense, compact, upright plant with rich, glossy green foliage and a pink/white blotched, medium to large, loose peony bloom with a slightly wavey petal. Although it has a pretty camellia, it is most unstable, with a significant number of sports often having different color blooms on the same plant.
Betty Sheffield Supreme is a sport of ‘Betty Sheffield’ first observed in 1956 and grows identical to its parent. The medium, loose peony flowers are pure white with a narrow band of deep pink on the outer margins. Although more stable than its parent, the flower will often revert to its original slashed coloring.
Bob Hope is an upright, Dense, slow-growing camellia with dark green leaves. The large to very large, semi-double, deep black-red flowers have noticeable purple spots on the petals and buds and wavy petals
Pink Icicle is one of many excellent introductions from Dr. William Ackerman. It has an upright habit with a large semi-double to peony flower blooming mid to late season and Is hardy to zone 6. Pink Icicle with its narrow leaves can take the sun and will help add a colorful screen to the landscape or make a perfect specimen.