Favorite Holiday Camellias | Colors and Types
The air is cooling, the days are shorter and it is our favorite time of the year with great reason. Soon our favorite flowers will begin to blossom. That’s right; beautiful camellias will be blooming all throughout our backyards this fall and winter. These elegant cool-season bloomers are a sight that you cannot miss! But with so many varieties you may be wondering, “Which one should I choose?” No worries! The Planting Tree is here to help out our fellow plant lovers in distress!
Are you looking for a classic, cherry red blossom to bring life back to your landscape? The Red Yuletide will liven up your yard in a time when most colorful plants are dormant in the midst of winter! This grows in warmer zones 7-9 and will grow to be a very large shrub! Bring in the holidays with the cheery flowers of the Red Yuletide Camellia!
Are you looking for big bright, lacy, flowers that give you a burst of color? You have to be talking about the Kramer’s Supreme! These blooms can grow up to 5 inches in size and bloom from late winter through spring. This variety is very drought tolerant so it is able to withstand hot weather, up to growing zone 10! The Kramers Supreme Camellia is a superior flower.
The Marie Bracey Camellia has gorgeous large blooms with a delightful fragrance. Not only are the blooms to die for but they last all the way from winter to mid-spring! The lacy flowers are perfect for warm climates from growing zone 7-9. These elegant blossoms are also surprisingly durable as they are deer, drought, and heat tolerant on top of being disease resistant. The Marie Bracey brings you the best of beauty and resilience in one plant!
Looking for bright red blooms this winter but do not have the space to plant? Look no further, as I present to you the Greensboro Red Camellia! This is a great plant for anyone that wants to add some color to their yard in the winter but does not have much space to work with. This camellia can also be trained into an ornamental tree, blooms from late winter into early spring, and even grows in zone 10! The Greensboro Camellia is a perfect addition to your holiday garden!
The White Camellia is perfect for contrasting or even as a focal point. Enjoy beautiful, white creamy blooms from fall through winter. This Camellia will bring the south a white Christmas like never before. This plant matures into a nice big shrub and grows in warmer zones up to 10! There is no need for snow in the south when you have the White Camellia!
This is an amazing light pink colored camellia that will give your yard the needed color that it deserves. This camellia is not only a beauty but it is also an astonishingly cold hardy plant that can work in cooler areas as low as zone 6 and ranges up to warmer zone 10. The Pink Icicle is more compact than most camellias, so whether you have huge canvas or a smaller space to work with, you will love this camellia. Just about anyone can grow one of these stunning shrubs. Bring life back into your garden this holiday with the Pink Icicle Camellia!
The Dark Pink Kanjiro Camellia is a big shrub that can be used for beautiful hedges. This camellia will bloom dark pink blossoms with contrasting yellow centers and does have a light, sweet fragrance. Blooms form from the fall into the winter and this plant is low maintenance. The Dark Pink Kanjiro Camellia will bring in the holidays without the hassle!
A uniquely bicolor camellia, the October Magic Inspiration Camellia is a perfect addition to any yard. The white to magenta contrast is the perfect addition to any garden. It is one of the more compact Camellias so whether you have a small space or a huge lawn it will look incredible! This Camellia will do well even in full sun areas, where most Camellias prefer at least a hint of shade. Enjoy a light sweet fragrance from the October Magic Inspiration this fall!
The huge, lacy flowers of the October Magic Dawn Camellias have a beautiful, blush pink color. They bloom in the fall when most garden plants are going into dormancy. These are compact compared to other Camellia varieties so they even work for gardeners that do not have a lot of space. These camellias do grow in warmer climates and are also salt, drought, and heat tolerant on top of also being disease resistant and will do well in full sun, unlike other camellia varieties. The October Magic Dawn will bring the most beautiful blossoms to your yard this fall.