Hybrid Camellia
Camellia x williamsii 'Donation'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: x williamsii (wil-yams-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Donation
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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:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Dark/Black

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Kirkland, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 4, 2004, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:

"The most beautiful of all Camellias". This is how this species is presented by nurserists around the world. It is a hardy, erect shrub, up to 15 ft tall, with a very dark foliage. The leaves are shiny and leathery, though not very large. It blooms on spring, when the big, double form, pink flowers show up. This hybrid produces lots of flowers during this 3 month period.

It needs regular watering, and full to partial sun.