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(Eastern Sweetshrub)

Fragrant with scents of fruit and spice, the unusual flowers of sweetshrub make this an lovely conversational specimen for the garden. A slightly smaller, rounded but spreading deciduous shrub that lacks hairs on its young branches, 'Nanus' is native to the extreme southeastern United States, from Virginia to Florida.

Its leaves are oval with a gracefully and elegantly pointed tip, and satiny-green to dark-green with a lighter gray-green underside. As the leaves begin to emerge in spring, the...

(Eastern Sweetshrub)

Fragrant with scents of fruit and spice, the unusual flowers and purple-green foliage of sweetshrub make 'Purpureus' an interesting specimen for the shaded garden. A slightly smaller, rounded but spreading deciduous shrub that lacks hairs on its young branches, 'Purpureus' is native to the extreme southeastern United States, from Virginia to Florida.

Its leaves are oval with a gracefully and elegantly pointed tip, and dark green with purplish green undersides. As the purplish leaves begin to emerge...

Image of Calycanthus occidentalis photo by: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Western Sweetshrub)

Lustrous, glossy green leaves and fragrant, dark red blossoms make western sweetshrub a lovely plant for the mixed border. A fast growing spreading shrub that is deciduous, it is native to the moist valleys and streambanks in Washington and California's coastal mountains, as well as the western Sierra Nevadas. The leaves are oblong ovals, glossy mid- to dark green in color and with a slightly roughened texture on the upper surface. In spring or summer, depending on warmth of the climate, small, plump,...

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James Burghardt

(Brooks Camellia, Camellia, Japanese Camellia)

The common camellia is a large, broadleaf evergreen shrub to small tree that originates from eastern Asia. It has a compact, upright habit and attractive smooth gray branches furnished with oval, glossy, dark green leaves. From late winter to early spring, it bears large, single deep red flowers, though there are many cultivars that come in a wider array of pink, white and red shades.

Treasured in eastern Asia for centuries, the common camellia was brought to the western world by Jesuit missionary...

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James Burghardt

(Camellia, Japanese Camellia, Rosea Plena Camellia)

In late winter to early spring, the Rosea Plena camellia produces dahlia-like, reddish-pink flowers. This Japanese camellia cultivar originated from an old plant at Magnolia Gardens at Johns Island, South Carolina. It's unknown if the plant was imported and once had a label or is a random seedling. Each formal double (numerous extra petal rows) blossom is rosy pink with variable blushing to rich reddish rose. A withering, old flower drops off entirely from the branches. This broadleaf evergreen...

(Asakura Sasanqua, Camellia, Sasanqua )

Warm days, cool nights - fall and it’s time to look for the colorful blooming jewels of Camellia sasanqua. These evergreen shrubs don’t get as much attention as their more popular cousin, the large-flowered common Japanese camellia, but they should. Native to Japan, sasanquas, as they are known to garden enthusiasts, have a long history of use for tea, oil and ornament.

The cultivar ‘Asakura’ has glossy, thin but leathery, elliptical, dark green leaves with toothed margins which are...

Image of Camellia x vernalis photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Vernal Camellia)

Vernal camellia is a long-lived evergreen shrub believed to be derived from a natural cross between Camellia japonica and C. sasanqua. Its evergreen leaves are glossy, dark green and elliptical, and its bark is smooth and gray. It has many cultivars, which display a variety of single, semi-double or double blossoms in various shades of pink, red-violet or white. These open after the fall-flowering sasanquas but before the winter-blooming common Japanese camellias.

Vernal camellias...

(Egao Camellia, Vernal Camellia)

The delicate pink flowers of 'Egao' vernal camellia are especially pretty. Each bloom is punctuated with a cluster of vivid yellow stamens. In Japanese, "egao" means "smiling face" and aptly describes its cheery blossoms.

Vernal camellia is a long-lived evergreen shrub believed to be derived from a natural cross between Camellia japonica and C. sasanqua. Its evergreen leaves are glossy, dark green and elliptical, and its bark is smooth and gray. Flowering occurs after the fall-flowering...

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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Hiryu Camellia, Vernal Camellia)

The red, semi-double flowers of the fall-blooming 'Hiryu' much resemble shape of a Camellia sasanqua bloom. The petals often are rippled and may have deeply curved indentations.

Vernal camellia is a long-lived evergreen shrub believed to be derived from a natural cross between Camellia japonica and C. sasanqua. Its evergreen leaves are glossy, dark green and elliptical, and its bark is smooth and gray. Flowering occurs after the fall-flowering sasanquas but before...

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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Star Above Star Camellia, Vernal Camellia)

The delicate petals of 'Star Above Star' are gently spoon shaped. Overall, its blooms are semi-double and range in color from white to lavender-pink.

Vernal camellia is a long-lived evergreen shrub believed to be derived from a natural cross between Camellia japonica and C. sasanqua. Its evergreen leaves are glossy, dark green and elliptical, and its bark is smooth and gray. Flowering occurs a little after the fall-flowering sasanquas but before the winter-blooming Japanese...