Camellia 'Winter's Hope'
- Common Name(s):
- Winter's Hope camellia
- Winter's Hope
- Shrubs, Trees
‘Winter’s Hope’ puts forth good-sized, semi-double flowers in pure white. Slow growing, upright to spreading shrub or small tree with age. Oval, glossy, leaves and profuse winter to spring blooming flowers in milder climates. Plant the crown of the plant slightly high to avoid rots. Mulch regularly with organic material to keep roots cool.
An Ackerman hybrid; learn more about the Winter Series.
This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
Insect and Disease Problems: Camellia petal blight can be a serious problem. Good sanitation practices are the best preventative. Be sure to keep dropped leaves and flowers swept up and destroyed. Do not even add to your compost pile.
- 8- 12 feet
- Alternate, simple, leathery, glossy dark green leaves
- 4-in., white, semi-double flowers, fall into winter; late flowering
- 6 to 9
- Prefers a protected site with light shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil. Is very susceptible to frost, wind, and sun damage.
- 3-10 ft.
- Growth Rate:
NCCES plant id: 1451