Camellia Plants
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Can I Keep A Camelia Indoors In A Pot For The Winter?

Zone Fairfax VA | lillypad added on November 7, 2019 | Answered

I just bought a camelia but would like to keep in a pot in doors for the winter. Is that ok?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on November 8, 2019

You are in zone 7a so if you wanted to plant it outdoors, you could. (They are hardy in zones 7-9) If you leave it indoors, keep it away from heating vents and place it in the coolest part of the house. They need acidic, well-drained soil so be sure to use that if you repot.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/caring-for-camellias.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/plants-for-winter-interest.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/camellia/growing-camellia-in-a-pot.htm

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