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Tea

Camellia reticulata 'Early Peony'

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

13m

Max

3.5m

5m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Tea Overview

This is also called C. reticulata 'Zaomudan'. Flowers are large, irregular double, red-pink, each having inner petals forming a peony centre.

Common problems with Tea

How to propagate Tea

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe or hardwood cuttings from mid-summer to early winter.

Grafting

Grafting.

Layering

Simple layering in late winter or early spring.

Other uses of Tea

Grown for their flowers and foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.