Common Camellia, Japanese Camellia
Camellia japonica 'Eleanor Hagood'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Eleanor Hagood
Hybridized by Magnolia Nursery
Registered or introduced: early 1900s
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 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

Foliage:

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lake Placid, Florida

Silver Spring, Maryland

Kernersville, North Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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Positive

On Mar 28, 2010, Saltydoc from Silver Spring, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

Grows well in my 7a garden. Sited in a dappled shade area near my garden pond. Blooms are gorgeous pale pink. Blooms the same time as my Gov. Mouton camellia. I have it next to a fence for some wind protection..

Neutral

On Mar 21, 2005, DreamOfSpring from Outer Banks, NC (Zone 9a) wrote:

Origined at Charlestons Magnolia Gardens in the early 1900s. Blooms are formal, double, pale pink with white splotches. Growth is upright and vigorous. This variety is said to be more cold-hardy than most formal doubles.