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A genus of deciduous shrubs and trees in the Theaceae family closely related to Camellia. They originate from Southeast Asia and a couple from Southeast USA. They are cultivated for their attractive smooth bark in shades of orange to yellow-brown that peels in fine flakes and for their showy white flowers and Autumn colour. They prefer an acid soil in a sheltered position.
How to propagate Stewartia
You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or from softwood cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Stewartia
Grown for their late summer flowers, autumn colour and usually peeling attractive bark.