Camellia nitidissima C.W.Chi

Yellow Flowered Camellia

Leaves

Leaves


Family: Theaceae

Genus: Camellia

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 15' tall

Description: 

Small yellow flowers with thick petals. Not as cold hardy as Camellia japonica or Camellia sasanqua. Red to bronze new growth.

History: 

Published in Sunyatsenia 7: 19 in 1948.

Native to China.

Relatives: 

My Experience: 

I saw this plant in a greenhouse at Massee Lane Gardens.


Sources of Information

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