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PlantFiles: Camellia
Camellia handelii

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: handelii (hand-EL-ee-eye) (Info)

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring


Other details:
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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive pale_saint On Apr 6, 2014, pale_saint from raleigh, NC wrote:

2 plants (2' tall each) survived winter storms of 2014 here in Raleigh where we had 8 degree nights for several nights. 1 plant 100% survivial and the other the top half died while the bottom half is just fine and blooming - 4/6/2014


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

Indian Trail, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
Ladys Island, South Carolina
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

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