- Common Name(s):
- Tea-oil camellia
- Lu Shan Snow
Cold hardy to 10 degrees F; best grown with morning shade. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 10-15 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, leathery, dark green leaves; 1-3 in. long
- 2-2.5 in., white or pink flowers in fall and winter; bright yellow stamens; fragrant
- 6 to 9
- Sun to partial shade; prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter
- Upright, irregular, densely branched shrub with a pyramidal habit
- 10-12 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1454