Berenice Beauty Camellia
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Berenice Beauty Camellia

Berenice Beauty Camellia

Gallon Size:
Gallon Size:
  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Camellia japonica 'Berenice Beauty'


Take a good look at the photo of this camellia and you will see that the flowers on this plant are super-sized (see the hand for scale)!  One flower alone could make a bouquet! Berenice Beauty displays loose peony to semi-double form flowers of pale pink, with bloom time ranging from December to March.  This is a vigorous upright grower, suitable for use as a screen or tall hedge in part shade to dappled sun.  


Teas/tisanes can be made from all camellias, for varied flavored results depending on the variety and processing methods used--some cultivars have caffeine, while some do not. There are resources available online for the hobbyist and production-minded tea makers alike. Research, experiment, process and use at your own risk.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

Bernice Beauty Camellia has huge flowers, as big as my hand. It also has large leaves and gets to be quite tall in the landscape. I have link several other camellias that grow to very large in the suggestions below.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 10'
Mature Width: 8'
Flower Season: Spring
Sun: Full Shade
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
-6.7 to -1.1

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting any Camellia as they prefer fall planting with less watering than you might think. In NC our soil is clay so we prefer to use pine bark soil conditioner when planting Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, and Azalea.