Camellia Time!

Camellia japonica 'Tama-no-ura', flower with five pink with white edge petals and a central cluster of of stamens and a central array of white
January 8, 2020

The Camellia Corridor comes alive every winter when the Camellias bloom! The species pictured is named Camellia japonica 'Tama-no-ura'. It is just one of the many plants putting on their annual show. 

This plant gets its name from the Japanese island town of Tama-no-ura where it was discovered in the wild in 1947.
Other plants of interest in the Camellia Corridor are non tropical orchids, citrus and Clivia species.