Camellia x lutchuensis ‘Minato no Akebono’

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USDA Hardiness zone: Zn7a 5º to 0ºF

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This lovely winter blooming Camellia hybrid includes the fragrant species C. lutchuensis and has simple highly perfumed pink flowers. The 4″ open single flowers have fluted petals that are medium pink with darker pink stains at the petal tips. Fast growing shrub that shows excellent hybrid vigor. Glossy evergreen leaves are perfect year round. Open branching pattern features the clusters of cinnamon scented flowers from December to March. To 9′ tall and 4′ wide in 8 years. Full sun to quite a bit of shade in rich to average well drained soil. Consistent summer moisture ensure superior flower bud set. Elegant Camellia.

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