Bonanza Camellia

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Camellia sasanqua 'Bonanza'

Bonanza bears large, semi-double, peony-form blooms of deep glowing red. Petals are waved and fluted. Profusion of bold scarlet peony-like blooms.               

This early-season camellia is medium in height and has an upright, spreading form. It blooms for several months beginning in early Autumn.                   

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Development of the Bonanza: Bonanza. C. x hiemalis, seedling of ‘Crimson Bride’. Originated by Tom Dodd Jr, Semmes, Alabama in 1962

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, North Carolina

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 4' - 6'
Spread 4' - 8'
Shape Upright, Oval
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Flowering Season Autumn - Winter
Flower Color Rosey Red
Blooms Double
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun to partial shade
Water Preferences Moist (not wet): ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 7  to 9