Camellia japonica 'San Dimas'
C.Thomas, San Dimas, California 1965
AGM (2002) 2012
Compact and upright habit.
Flowers: large (to 10cm) semi-double; a glorious dark red with a prominent circle of yellow stamens.
Foliage: large, very dark, glossy leaves.
Early to mid season.
Outstanding in every sense of the word. One of the brightest reds, better and different.
Photo: George Hargreaves