Q.I have a Camelia in a pot (repotted two years ago) that is flowering, but losing its leaves. It looks healthy apart from leaf loss
. I have a neighbour with a Camelia planted in the ground (clay soil). Could I plant mine into the ground too.? I have tried to keep my plant watered and fed
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Yes, you can certainly transplant it to the garden.
I'm not sure if you're seeing spots on the leaves or if they're turning colors. The plant may be overwatered, not enough drainage or even under attack from pests. Here are a couple articles that may help you get to the bottom of the leaves dropping:
And here's some info about transplanting it: