Inspiration AGM

Camellia 'Inspiration'
C.reticulata Wild form x
F.Hanger, perhaps at Exbury, 1954
AM 1954, FCCT 1979, AGM (1993, 2002) 2012
Medium sized shrub, dense, bushy upright habit.
Flowers: medium semi-double flowers of a brilliant phlox pink; 9cm across.
Early to late season.
Foliage: slightly rugose small very dark green leaves.
Very floriferous, with nicely contrasting foliage and flowers.

Photos: Jim Stephens