Camellia hiemalis/Chansonette Camellia

Camellia hiemalis / Camellia hiemalis
Flowers and foliage
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Flowers and foliage

Flowers in late autumn

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Scientific Name: Camellia hiemalis
Common Name: Chansonette Camellia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Fall, Winter
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Spring
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: One of the best low growing camellias that gives color to the December landscape. Tea scale does infest the back of the leaves. Grows best under canopy of high branched trees where there is a generous amount of humus in the soil.