Japan, Korea. Slow-growing, all-season performers that show off fresh green leaves in spring, white flowers resembling single camellias in summer, and colorful foliage in fall. In winter, distinctive pattern of bare branches is on show, as is smooth bark that flakes off in varying degrees, depending on species. All grow best in acid, organically enriched soil. Good in woodland garden and as foreground specimens against backdrop of larger, darker-leafed trees.Stewartia monadelpha
Native to Japan, Korea. Grows 25 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide, with slender, upward-angled branches. Leaves are 1 1/2 to 3 in. long, turn brilliant red in fall. Small (to 1/2 -in.) flowers. Rich brown, scaly bark when young; smooth cinnamon-colored bark when older.
Native to Japan, Korea. Grows 25 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide, with slender, upward-angled branches. Leaves a...
Native to Japan, China. Compact, slow grower to 5 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide. Glossy rich green leaves to 3&...
Grows 25 ft. tall and wide, sporting an open form when young, becoming more rounded with age.