Camellia, Hybrid Camellia
Camellia 'Scented Gem'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Scented Gem
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Canyon Country, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 1, 2012, d2436 from Canyon Country, CA wrote:

I obtained this plant in June of 2011 from the great folks at Nuccio's Nursery in Altadena, California. I have to mention their names as they are great at what they do and they have a great selection of Camellias and Azaleas. They told me that Camellias need little sun and do not survive complete mid-day sun exposure. I left it in its gallon pot and placed it at the site where I wanted to plant it all the while watching for signs it was getting too much sun. I also wanted to plant it in January because for some reason another Camellia I planted when it was warmer didn't thrive and eventually died. I also tried to keep Camellias in pots but they also did not thrive. This could have been due to the difficulty of maintaining proper soil moisture in pots. The soil around here is sandy and rock... read more