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Camellia 'Quintessence'/Quintessence Camellia

Camellia 'Quintessence' / Camellia 'Quintessence'
Blush-pink flowers in late February at Jenkins Nursery near Amite, LA
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Blush-pink flowers in late February at Jenkins Nursery near Amite, LA

Flowers and buds

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Scientific Name: Camellia 'Quintessence'
Common Name: Quintessence Camellia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Winter
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This is a relatively small, slow-growing hybrid camellia which produces single white flowers blushed pink with yellow stamens. The flowers have a musk-like scent, unique among camellias. Provide a fertile, well-drained soil and protection from direct sunlight during the heat of the day.