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Camellia 'Winter's Hope'

Common Name(s):
Winter's Hope camellia
Cultivar(s):
Winter's Hope
Categories:
Shrubs, Trees
Comment:

‘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.

Height:
8- 12 feet
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, leathery, glossy dark green leaves
Flower:
4-in., white, semi-double flowers, fall into winter; late flowering
Zones:
6 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Prefers a protected site with light shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil. Is very susceptible to frost, wind, and sun damage.
Form:
Spreading
Width:
3-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Tags:
show stopper, showstopper, cut flowers, winter interest, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1451

Camellia 'Winter's Hope' Camellia 'Winter's Hope'
Photo by Rachelgreenbelt, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0