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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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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

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

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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