noun. ['dʒəˈpɑːnəkə, dʒəˈpɑːnɪkə'] deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms.
1. Noun, singular or mass Camellia japonica blooms from October to April, while C. sasanqua blooms from September to December.
noun. ['dʒəˈpɑːnəkə, dʒəˈpɑːnɪkə'] greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant rose-like flowers; cultivated in many varieties.