Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis

Camellia sinensis var. sinensis

Theaceae

Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis
Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis
Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis
Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis
Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis

 

This selection of Tea Camellia is as wonderful in the garden as it is in your glass. Tea Breeze produces aprofusion of fragrant 1-2" pure white flowers with a large boss of golden yellow stamens that are set against the deep green glossy leaves. An excellent variety for green tea. A vigorous shrub preferring mid-day shade and a moist, acid, well-drained soil. Size can easily be controlled by shearing.

Black tea (sweet tea), green tea, and white tea are all made from the new growth of the Camellia sinensis plant.

 


Grows To: 20'H x 15'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9

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Outdoor Light: Part shade, Light shade

pH Range: Acidic

Fertilizing: Use a balanced, slow release, nonburning fertilizer for acid loving plants.

Pruning: Once the Camellia flowering season has ended in mid-late spring, before buds set in summer.

Deer Resistance: Seldom Bothered

Native To / Origin: SE Asia

Click here to learn more about how to grow Tea Camellia, Tea Breeze Camellia, Camellia sinensis from Almost Eden

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Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml

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Price: $ 14.99
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View From fall to early winter the medium to large, beautiful white double blossoms of October Magic® Inspiration Sasanqua are edged and blushed with picotee of bright fuschia pink, or if your lucky you may be graced with the show quality, amazing, and oft pictured peony form! The boss of yellow stamens only adds to it's beauty! The plant itself makes a statement in the garden with it's dense upright to spreading habit and dark green winter cloak which is topped by bronzy-red new growth in spring. An exciting new Bobby Green and Green Nurseries hybrid and a Southern Living Plant Collection introduction. Item# 10193.
Price: US$14.99

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Price: US$14.99

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Price: US$12.99

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Price: US$12.99

Description & growing info

 
Dream Angel™ produces loads of 3" soft pink, semi-double flowers that are edged in white beginning in October and lasting until Christmas on a compact evergreen shrub reaching 4' x 4'. The influences of Yume in its parentage are obvious and with a habit like Shi-Shi Gashira how can you go wrong with this Green Nurseries introduction! An excellent choice for landscapes or gardens alike and compact enough to enjoy in containers. Item# 10839.
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The perfectly formed, deep cherry red flowers of Kotsuya Nomura are edged in bright white and surround a neatly contrasting boss of yellow stamens. Flowers early to mid season. In the words of Bobby Green this Camellia is exceptionally vigorous and can quickly develop into a courtyard or patio tree. This Green Nurseries introduction is a seedling of Tama-No-Mura but has a double row of petals and was named in honor of the great Japanese baseball pitcher. Item# 10843.
Price: US$14.99

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Price: US$14.99

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Price: US$12.99

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An unusually pure white selection of Vitex. Silver Spires produces medium sized spikes of white flowers that are held against the dark blue-green fragrant foliage. Vitex is a vigorous, disease and deer resistant, drought and salt tolerant large spreading to upright deciduous shrub or small tree. Excellent for Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds. Silver Spires was the top rated white flowered Vitex in trials at Longwood Gardens. Item# 739.

Price: US$12.99

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