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Common Camellia, Japanese Camellia
Camellia japonica 'Scentsation'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Scentsation
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Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Late Fall/Early Winter

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

San Marino, California

Coushatta, Louisiana

Dallas, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 2, 2013, NLaw from Fort Worth , TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This is a great camellia. It blooms profusely and the flowers last a long time. Very healthy. The flowers are large and beautiful.

Positive

On Dec 6, 2010, Get_growing from Dallas, TX wrote:

Young, smaller speciman planted just before one of the coldest (10 degrees F several times) and snowiest winters ever in Dallas (17"). Came through with flying colors. Loaded with buds, can't wait for first blooms!