Camellia (Camellia japonica) in the Camellias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Pollinators: Bees


The ATP Top 50 Trees and ShrubsThe ATP Top 50 Trees and Shrubs
July 5, 2014

Let's open Trees and Shrubs week with a list of the most popular of these woody plants in our database. There are a lot of great plants in this list!

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 24, 2016 5:53 PM

Alabama's state flower.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooming in January...... by wcgypsy Jan 28, 2019 2:23 AM 4
Camellia dahlonega by csandt Jan 5, 2019 9:41 AM 8
Identify old bush on an old homestead by rosewater84 Jun 23, 2018 10:42 PM 13
What is this tree? by lophophora May 19, 2018 8:25 AM 6
i finally had a peek in the garden!! have you checked yours yet? by fwmosher Mar 11, 2018 5:01 PM 11
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Camellia Plant Location Help by Mattieus Jan 12, 2018 10:17 PM 5
VERY old camellia in trouble by journalistmena Feb 4, 2018 3:08 PM 8
Will potted Camellia survive NYC winter? by BrunateBoy Oct 15, 2017 8:19 AM 14
My beautiful April Blush Camellia is dying. by JB Mar 16, 2017 9:02 AM 5

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