Camellias are an asset to any shady outdoor setting.
Fun Fact: Camellia flowers are often seen as a symbol of love, adoration, and longing. Sounds like a great gift for a loved one, right?
Another Fun Fact: Camellias are deer resistant.
Camellias are beautiful, glossy, evergreen shrubs that are known for their exquisite flowers and long bloom time. They thrive in moist, acidic, organically rich and well-drained soils and prefer full or dappled shade. This is a plant you'll definitely want to protect from direct hot sun. The flowers emerge in red, pink or white and resemble the shape of a rose or peony. There is even a variety called Camellia sinensis that is grown for its young leaves, which are used to make green, oolong, white and black tea.
We have a proper selection of gorgeous camellias that are just starting to boast their showy flowers. Come see for yourself.