Camellia grijsii Hance


Leaves and flowers

Leaves and flowers

Family: Theaceae

Genus: Camellia

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: (7b) 8a

Size: 4 to 14' tall


Small white flowers, solitary, fragrant, early winter. Very floriferous. Can be maintained at 4 to 5' tall with regular pruning.


Published in J. Bot. 17: 9 in 1879.

Native to China.

Synonym Camellia yuhsienensis Hu.


My Experience: 

I saw this plant in a greenhouse at Massee Lane Gardens (labelled as C. yuhsienensis.

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