Tom Thumb AGM

Camellia japonica 'Tom Thumb'
Parentage unknown
A.Kruger, California 1964
AGM (2002) 2012
Compact and upright habit.
Flowers: small to medium formal double; mid-pink with each petal variably edged in white.
Foliage: small, dark, glossy leaves.
Mid season.
Small though perhaps not a real miniature; the flower colours are very unusual and attractive.

Photos: Jim Stephens