Camellia oleifera


  • Flowering Time : September, October
  • Height in 10 years : 2 metres / 6 feet 6 inches


Species with small, white flowers with a boss of golden stamens, valuable for autumn flowering and the scent. It has been grown in plantations in China for centuries for its seeds, from which 'tea-oil' is extracted and used for cosmetics and cooking.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Camellias will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so.