Fayetteville Camellia Club

Camellia Flower Forms

Single: One row of not over 8 petals and having conspicuous stamens.

Semi-double: Two or more rows of petals and having conspicuous stamens.

Anemone:   One or more rows of large outer petals lying flat or undulating; the center a convex mass of intermingled petaloids

(similar to a petal, but smaller and a bit irregular in shape) and stamens.

Peony:   A deep rounded flower of two forms;

    Loose peony:   Loose petals, intermingled with stamens and   sometimes petaloids.


  Full peony:   Convex mass of mixed irregular petals, petaloids and stamens or with no stamens showing.

Rose Form Double:   Overlapping petals, showing stamens in a concave center only when fully open.

Formal Double:   Fully overlapping, many rows of petals, never showing stamens.

Camellia japonica 'Kitty' miniature to small

Flower Size



2-1/2 inches or less or 6 cm or less


2-1/2 to 3 inches or 6 to 7.5 cm


3 to 4 inches or 7.6 to 10.4 cm


4 to 5 inches or 10.5 to 12.5 cm

Very Large

Over 5 inches or 12.6 cm and over

Bloom Time


Early:  Sept.-Oct.

Mid:  Oct.-Nov.

Late:  Nov.-Dec.



Early:  Dec.-Jan.

Mid:  Feb.-Mar.

Late:  Mar.-April

Camellia japonica 'Fircone variegated' miniature