Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Zones 4-9, 12, 14-24, H1
Partial Sun
Regular Water


Hardy Camellia hybrids
Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers

These camellias, bred from C. oleifera, areamong the hardiest of all; theywithstand temperatures to–10°F (–23°C) given an overhead tree canopy and protection from cold, drying winds. Most produce semidouble flowers; bloom period is fall and winter. Pink varieties include ‘Winter’s Beauty’, ‘Winter’s Joy’, and ‘Winter’s Rose’; white onesinclude ‘Lu Shan Snow’, ‘Winter’s Snowman’, and ‘Winter’s Waterlily’. ‘Winter’s Star’ is purplish red.

You Might Also Like...

Camellia japonica 'Guilio Nuccio'

Midseason. Considered by many to be the world’s finest camellia. Coral rose, very large semidouble flo...

Camellia japonica 'Spring's Promise'

Early tomidseason. Red single flowersbloom freely in winter.

Camellia reticulata 'Buddha'

‘Buddha’ has a very large, rose-pink flower; inner petals unusually erect and wavy. Fast grower.

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More