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PlantFiles: Snow Camellia
Camellia hiemalis 'Showa-No-Sakae'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: hiemalis (hy-EH-may-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Showa-No-Sakae
Additional cultivar information: (Glory of Showa)

Synonym:Camellia x hiemalis

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30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

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USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral PotEmUp On Oct 20, 2002, PotEmUp from Fremont, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Rather leggy in it's prostrate form.


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

Pensacola, Florida
Belle Chasse, Louisiana
Raleigh, North Carolina
Oakland, Oregon

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