Common Camellia, Japanese Camellia
Camellia japonica 'Blood of China'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh)
Cultivar: Blood of China

Category
Shrubs

Height
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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
Red-Orange

Bloom Time
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details

Soil pH requirements

Patent Information

Propagation Methods

Seed Collecting

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow