Tagged with Camellias in containers

Camellias for the Snowy North

Welcome to our weekly Plant Exchange. While here we are USDA Zone 4-5a, it doesn’t keep us from trying to grow out-of-zone plants to which we are partial. Camellias are an evergreen shrub in Zone 7-10 but can be grown in northern climates in containers. They are in full bloom now indoors, just after the … Continue reading

Camellias Bloom in Winter

I’m a fan of the camellia, also called the rose of winter. Blooms appear between September and May according to the species and cultivar. Pictured is Camellia japonica, a common species. Flowers can be pink, white, or red. Flowers and leaves may be variegated. Blooms form along the branches of the woody shrub. Leaves stay … Continue reading