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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Alba Simplex'
Camellia japonica 'Alba Simplex' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Large single white flowers, sometimes with small pink flecks, and yellow stamens. Free flowering in early to mid spring. Often produces fruits with viable seed, even in cool climates.

cultivation:
Acid, well drained, humus-rich soil and a sheltered, shady position. Will flower in deep shade.

propagation:
From seed or by cuttings.

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