Camellia Japonica 'Jacks'
Jacks Camellia display medium to large, double, rose-pink blooms. Blooms appear late in the season, winter through spring accompanied by its year round lustrous, glossy, deep-green foliage. This evergreen reaches a mature height of 6 to 10 feet and a mature width of 4 to 8 feet. Uses for Jacks Camellia include accent, mass planting, specimen, container, shady foundation bed, privacy screen, hedge, espalier, woodland garden, border, landscape bed, and cut flowers.
Teas/tisanes can be made from all camellias, for varied flavored results depending on the variety and processing methods used--some cultivars have caffeine, while some do not. There are resources available online for the hobbyist and production-minded tea makers alike. Research, experiment, process and use at your own risk.