Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting any Camellia as they prefer fall planting with less watering than you might think. In NC our soil is clay so we prefer to use pine bark soil conditioner when planting Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, and Azalea.
Christmas Rose Camellia
Camellia X 'Christmas Rose'
Camellia Christmas Rose display deep-pink, semi-double flowers winter and early spring; complemented by its year round lustrous, glossy, deep-green foliage. Christmas Rose reaches a mature height of 5 to 6 feet and a mature width of 4 to 6 feet.