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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
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.

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

From seed or by cuttings.

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