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Stewartia ovata

Common Name(s):
Mountain camellia
Cultivar(s):
var. grandiflora
Categories:
Native Plants, Shrubs, Trees
Comment:

Spreading branches; bushy habit; slow grower; orange to scarlet fall foliage; difficulty to transplant; native to southeastern US; gray-brown bark

Height:
10-15 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple dark green leaves with a rubbery texture; 2 to 5 in. long; orange to scarlet fall color
Flower:
White flowers in early summer
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; moist soil; does not tolerate heat or drought
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Spreading branches; bushy habit
Exposure:
Sun to light shade; moist soil; does not tolerate heat or drought
Fruit:
White flowers in early summer
Width:
10-12 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
Alternate, simple leaves; orange to scarlet fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 561

Stewartia ovata Stewartia ovata
Leonora Enking, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Stewartia ovata Stewartia ovata
Megan Hansen, CC BY-NC-SA - 4.0