Camellia Plants

White Bloom From Red Camellia Bush


Dlr1122 added on April 18, 2017 | Answered

I was given a sprig from a RED camellia bush. I planted it about three years ago. It had its first bloom this year and it was WHITE. How did this happen?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 21, 2017

Camellia's do have a reputation of producing 'sports' which is another flower color on a branch.

The plant is just showing your a part of it's genetic make up.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/growing-camellias-how-to-propagate-camellias.htm

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