Silky Camelia
Stewartia malacodendron

Family Theaceae
Genus Stewartia
Specific Epithet malacodendron
Arboretum Collection
Lifecycle deciduous shrub or small tree
Fall Color Orange to red
Size 10 to 15'
Bloom Time July to August
Flower White with purple and blue
Bark red brown scaly
Leaf Size 2 to 4" long
Leaf Margin Serrated
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Leaf Type Simple
Description An open spreading shrub with large attractive flowers.
Cultural Requirements Difficult to cultivate, but prefers moist well drained sites with high shade.
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Red fall color

Red fall color

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