Camellia japonica 'Grand Prix'
Nuccio, California 1968
AGM (1993, 2002) 2012
Vigorous and spreading.
Flowers: large (to 11.5cm) semi-double with irregular broad wavy petals; brilliant red.
Foliage: medium, dark green semi-glossy broad leaves with a short acuminate tip.
Excellent for training on a warm wall or fence, but equally good in the open ground given a little judicious pruning.