Botanical name: Camellia japonica ‘Debutante’
Common name: “Japanese Camellia”
Size: 8-10′ x 6-8′
Light: Partial sun
Evergreen shrub with an upright, pyramidal growth habit and lustrous, deep-green foliage. Peonylike, double blooms are a clear pink and appear in abundance beginning in early-winter. Best planted in moist, acid, humusy soil. This older variety is an enduring favorite whose flowers make beautiful corsages.