The late-winter blooming 'Peppermint' Camellia japonica has white blooms with dark pink striping almost like a peppermint candy. This variety became popular in France in the 1900s and has been widely cultivated as an ornamental shrub ever since. The random stripes make every opening 'Peppermint' Camellia bloom a unique beauty. During the winter months, the 'Peppermint' Camellia Shrub plant will begin to bloom until it is covered. The 'Peppermint' Camellia Shrub features contrasting variegation between the red and white colors of its blooms.