Stewartia rostrata Spongberg

Chinese Stewartia

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Family: Theaceae

Genus: Stewartia

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 6 to 7

Size: To 15' tall in cultivation

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Alternate, simple, serrated leaves, dark green. White flowers with red bracts in spring. Moist, well-drained soil.

History: 

Published in J. Arnold Arbor. 55(2): 198 in 1974.

Native to China. Introduced in 1936.

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