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Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: edithae
Cultivar: Dongnan Shancha
Additional cultivar information:(aka Jinqu)
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Dark/Black

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Texarkana, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 25, 2004, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro
Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:

Chinese cultivar of the still rarely seen in occidental gardens Camellia edithae. It has dark green leaves with visible, impressed veins that makes the foliage above average for a Camellia. The flowers are double, rarely with stamens in the middle of the round, tender, pink petals.