Camellia sasanqua is one of the most popular species of Camellias found in gardens today. It typically blooms in the fall and you will certainly be able to identify them by the colorful carpet of petals they leave behind!
There are over 200 camellia species thought to exist in the world today, with many of these species being unfamiliar to avid camellia growers. Camellia Japonica has been the most popular camellia in the south for over one hundred and fifty years.
Camellias are evergreen ornamental shrubs that produce a wide variety of blooms. There are hundreds of thousands of varieties worldwide that have been officially named and logged, and probably equally as many that have not. So, what makes the camellia special?