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Winter's Hope Camellia Camellia 'Winter's Hope'

Description

‘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.

Cultivars:
  • Winter's Hope
Tags:
#evergreen#cut flowers#winter interest#show stopper#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • Winter's Hope
Tags:
#evergreen#cut flowers#winter interest#show stopper#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Camellia
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    deer
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Winter
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    4-in., white, semi-double flowers, fall into winter; late flowering
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Leathery
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Alternate, simple, leathery, glossy dark green leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden