Camellia japonica 'Takanini'
Neville Haydon, New Zealand 1987
Upright and vigorous habit.
Flowers: 8 - 9cm, anemone to peony form, dark red, with bluish hints in some situations, with a satin texture to the guard petals.
Early to late.
Foliage: 9 x 4cm, mid to light green, serrate, long tapering tips.

Location: Dorset         Photo: Russell Beeson