Adeyaka, which in Japanese Means “Fascinating,” and that is very accurate. This fascinating Camellia has a heavy bud-set which opens into a small to medium, currant red flowers. The blooms are bell shape like a hibiscus and appear in mid-season. This upright, dense plant with narrow, dark green leaves first bloomed in 1968 and was introduced by Dr. Parks.
Adolphe Audusson is a famous French Camellia released in 1877 by Henri Guichard. The large semi-double flowers are dark red with large white splotches, and the foliage is a hardy dark green. This vigorous, compact Camellia has been a favorite for over a century.
Altheaiflora has a strong, upright, but slightly weeping habit with dark green leaves. The large Carmine red peony flowers appear in midseason. It makes an excellent specimen.
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.
Autumn Sun is a dense, upright grower with red, semi-double flowers appearing in mid-season. This Dr. Parks introduction is an excellent camellia.
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
Bonanza will dazzle you with its large, semi-double to peony blooms and deep glowing, mulberry red petals with occasional splashes of light white. Their firm petals are both waved and fluted and will begin early and continue for several months. This Camellia makes an excellent foundation plant, and due to the compact, spreading nature rarely needs pruning.
Bright Eyes is an excellent introduction from Dr. Parks and is a strong grower with heavy bud-set. There is a bud at almost every leaf terminal. The small, single flowers are red with an orange cast, and it blooms from early to mid-season.