Release Your Inner Barbie: 25 Trees with Pink Blooms

Varieties of Trees with Pink Blooms

Start building your Barbie dreamhouse by adding pink trees in your backyard! We’ve gathered the best pink flowering trees to help you achieve the Barbiecore vibes in your home. 

Whether you love pink or want to add playfulness and sweetness to your garden, here are the 25 trees with pink blooms that you can choose from.

1. Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis)

Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis)
Image: Gardenia
Scientific NameChilopsis linearis
Common NameBow Willow
Desert Willow
Flor De Mimbre
Flowering Willow
Given Because
Mimbre
Willowl eaf Catalpa
Willow-leaved Catalpa
FamilyBignoniaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilClay
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Height15 to 25 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceLow
Use/sAttractive Flowers
Attracts Pollinators
Buffer
Fragrance
Shade
Wildlife Larval Host

The desert willow tree is known for its long, trumpet-shaped flowers. It’s a native pink blossoming tree from the United States and Mexico.

Its trumpet-shaped flowers are an excellent source of nectar for butterflies and bees. These pink blooms are also brewed into or used to create syrup. 

The desert willow is an easy-to-grow tree that can thrive in extreme heat, drought and even poor soil. As long as it has access to full sunlight, well-drained soil and regular pruning, then this pink tree will grow well in your garden. 

2. Autograph Tree (Clusia rosea)

Autograph Tree (Clusia rosea)
Image: Houseplant Central
Scientific NameClusia rosea
Common NameAutograph Tree
Pitch Apple
Scotch Attorney
FamilyClusiaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilSand
Clay
Good Drainage
Height15 to 60 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sFlowering Tree

How can you take an autograph with this tree? Just write your name on its paddle-shaped, thick and glossy leaves with your fingernails!

The autograph tree is native to the Caribbean and blooms small star-shaped pink flowers. Aside from its aesthetic significance, these pink flowers are also edible and popular in making tea to relieve coughs and colds. 

This tropical plant prefers full sun exposure and moist, well-drained soil. With its medium growth rate, make sure to prune it regularly to maintain its shape. 

3. Empress Tree (Paulownia fortunei)

Empress Tree (Paulownia fortunei)
Image: Wikipedia
Scientific NamePaulownia fortunei
Common NameDragon Tree
Empress Tree
Fortune’s Empress Tree
Princess Tree
FamilyPaulowniaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilClay
Loam (Silt)Sand
Height15 to 50 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sLawn
Recreational Play Area
Flowering Tree
Shade Tree
Street Tree

The empress tree was once a staple tree in the gardens of ancient Chinese empresses, but now, you can have them in your backyard too!

This royal tree produces large heart-shaped leaves that change from green to red in the fall. During spring, it blooms edible pink flowers that smell like vanilla and that you can add to your tea. 

The empress tree is a fast-growing tree that grows best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil. It also grows pretty big, from 15 to 50 feet, so plant it with a lot of extra space for future growth. 

4. Kanzan Cherry Tree (Prunus serrulata ‘kanza’)

Kanzan Cherry Tree (Prunus serrulata ‘kanza’)
Image: Wikipedia
Scientific NamePrunus serrulata ‘kanza’
Common NameKanzan Cherry Tree
Japanese Flowering Cherry
Kwanzan
Sekiyama
FamilyRosaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilLoam
Sand
Clay
Good Drainage
Height15 to 35 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sFlowering Tree
Bonsai Tree

The Kanzan cherry tree came from the Japanese word “Kanzan,” which translates to “brilliant light.” In reality, it brightens up everyone’s day with its stunning clusters of pink blossoms. 

This cherry tree blooms deep pink flowers in early spring, making it a popular garden accent plant. You can also turn this tree into a bonsai and keep them inside your home. 

The Kanzan cherry tree is also an easy-to-grow tree as it can tolerate cold weather and requires only full sunlight and moist, well-drained soil. 

5. Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
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Scientific NameCercis canadensis
Common NameAmerican Judas Tree
American Redbud
Eastern Redbud
Redbud
FamilyFabaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
High Organic Matter
Loam (Silt)Sand
Height20 to 30 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceLow
Use/sLawn
Naturalized Area
Woodland
Border
Flowering Tree
Small groups
Small Tree
Specimen
Street Tree
Understory Tree

The Eastern Redbud tree is unique for growing its bright pink flowers on its branches before growing its leaves. It’s native to the forests and stream banks of North America.

During spring, it blooms clusters of edible pink flowers that many use to brew tea or flavor their jellies. On the other hand, native Americans brew the bark and roots to treat fever, congestion, and vomiting.

The Eastern Redbud tree is easy to care for and can tolerate cold weather. It grows well under the full sun and moist, well-drained soil and can grow as high as 30 feet tall. 

6. Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)

Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)
Image: Edge of the Wood Nursery
Scientific NameCornus florida
Common NameFlowering Dogwood
FamilyCornaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
High Organic Matter
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Height15 to 25 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceLow
Use/sAttractive Flowers
Edible fruit
Shade
Wildlife Food Source

The Flowering Dogwood tree got its name from its unique bracts – leaf-like structures that surround its bright pink flowers to give it a fluffy appearance from afar. This tree is usually found on stream banks and forests and is indigenous to eastern North America.

It grows bright pink bracts and edible flowers in late spring, making it a famous garden focal point. The flowers commonly make tea or jelly, while its bark makes textile shuttles, handles and other tools.

The Flowering Dogwood grows between 15 to 25 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide. It’s still easy to care for since it can withstand cold weather and needs only full sun and moist, well-drained soil for optimal growth. 

7. Mexican Buckeye (Ungnadia speciosa)

Mexican Buckeye (Ungnadia speciosa)
Image: Wikipedia
Scientific NameUngnadia speciosa
Common NameMexican Buckeye
Monillo
Spanish Buckeye
Canyon Buckeye
FamilySapindaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilGood Drainage
Dry
Low in Organic Content
Height10 to 15 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sWindbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree

The Mexican Buckeye is known for producing fragrant bright pink blooms. Native to Mexico, it’s also popularly called “Palo de Rosa.”

This tree blooms its clusters of aromatic flowers during early spring, and they make great ornamental trees, windbreaks or hedges in gardens. Its flowers are also edible and used to flavor teas and jellies. 

The Mexican Buckeye tree can grow and spread up to 15 feet. Fortunately, it’s heat and drought-tolerant and thrives in full sun and moist, well-drained soil. 

8. Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense)

Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense)
Image: Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
Scientific NameSyzygium malaccense
Common NameMalay Apple
Mountain Apple
Rose Apple
Malacca Apple
Malay Rose Apple
Otaheite Cashew
Water Apple
FamilyMyrtaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilMoist
Loam
Good Drainage
Height40 to 60 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sProvides winter interest
Guardian plant
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Medicinal Herb
Useful for timber production

The Malay apple tree will give you the best of both worlds – aromatic pink blooms and sweet juicy apples. This tropical fruit tree is native to Asia and popularly known as the “Otaheite” apple tree.

During summer, this tree blooms clusters of delicate pink flowers, which many use as a guardian plant, winter interest or a focal point in their garden. On the other hand, its flowers are edible and used as a medicinal herb to treat diarrhea, fever and dysentery.

The Malay apple tree grows as high as 60 feet. It’s easy to grow because it needs only full sun and moist, well-drained soil and can tolerate high heat and humidity. 

9. Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)

Silk Floss Tree (Ceiba speciosa)
Image: World of Succulents
Scientific NameCeiba speciosa
Common NameSilk Floss Tree
FamilyMalvaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilClay
Sand
Loam
Good Drainage
Height35 to 60 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sProvides winter interest
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree

The silk floss tree grows huge bright pink flowers and fluffy seed pots filled with cotton-like fibers. This unique tree is indigenous to South America, also known as “Kapok,” which stands for silk or cotton tree.

You can enjoy its showy pink edible flowers during summer and add them to your teas and jellies. On the other hand, its seed pods and fibers are widely-sought to make stuffing for mattresses, pillows, textiles and insulation products. 

The silk floss tree is easy to care for and can withstand extreme heat and humidity. It grows between 35 to 60 feet tall and thrives in full sun and moist, well-drained soil.

10. Rosy Trumpet Tree (Tabebuia rosea)

Rosy Trumpet Tree (Tabebuia rosea)
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Scientific NameTabebuia rosea
Common NameRosy Trumpet Tree
Apamate
Pink Poui
Pink Tecoma
Pink Ibe
Pink Tabebuia
FamilyBignoniaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilSand
Loam
Clay
Good Drainage
Height60 to 90 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sShade Tree
Flowering Tree
Useful for timber production

The rosy trumpet tree blooms stunning trumpet-shaped and crumpled-looking flowers. It’s native to South America, also called “Pink Ipe or Tabebuia.”

It produces large clusters of bright pink flowers during spring and summer, also a popular nectar source for butterflies and bees. The bark and leaves of this tree are also used to treat inflammation, fever and to relieve pain. 


The rosy trumpet tree grows between 60 to 90 feet making it an excellent shade tree in your backyard. It’s low-maintenance, heat and humidity-tolerant and requires full sun and moist, well-drained soil. 

11. Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)

Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)
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Scientific NameLagerstroemia indica
Common NameCommon Crape Myrtle
Crape Flower
Crape Myrtle
Crepe Myrtle
Indian Crape Myrtle
Lilac of the South
FamilyLythraceae
LightFull Sun
SoilClay
High Organic Matter
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Shallow Rocky
Height6 to 30 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sAttractive Flowers
Attracts Pollinators
Wildlife Food Source
Flowering Tree
Hedge
Screen/Privacy
Specimen
Street Tree

The crape myrtle tree is indigenous to Asia and is famous for its large deep pink flowers, which look like crepe paper. They’re commonly used as ornamental plants or hedges for privacy.

Its flowers do more good than just design, as the paste of its flowers is used to treat cuts and wounds. Decoction of these pink flowers is also effective in treating colds. 

This tree is easy to grow and care for as it can withstand high heat and humidity. It can grow from 6 to 30 feet and needs full sun and moist, well-drained soil. 

12. Dwarf Poinciana Tree (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)

Dwarf Poinciana Tree (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)
Image: Trade Winds Fruit
Scientific NameCaesalpinia pulcherrima
Common NameBarbados Flower Fence
Barbados Pride
Dwarf Poinciana
Mexican Bird of Paradise
Peacock Flower
Pride of Barbados
Red Bird of Paradise
FamilyFabaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Height10 to 20 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceLow
Use/sAccent
Flowering Tree
Hedge
Small Tree
Specimen

The dwarf poinciana tree is easily recognizable for its bright pink blooms and feathery leaves. It’s indigenous to South and Central America, also called the Barbados Flower Fence. 

With its clusters of bright pink flowers blooming every summer, this tree makes a great choice as an accent tree or a beautiful hedge in your garden. The flowers are also edible and attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds. 

The dwarf poinciana tree can grow 10 to 20 feet tall. It’s heat and humidity tolerant and grows best in full sun and moist, well-drained soil. 

13. Crimson Bottlebrush (Melaleuca citrina)

Crimson Bottlebrush (Melaleuca citrina)
Image: North Carlina Plant Toolbox Extension Gardener
Scientific NameMelaleuca citrina
Common NameCallistemon citrinus
Crimson Bottlebrush
Lemon Bottlebrush
FamilyMyrtaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilGood Drainage
Height8 to 15 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sOrnamental Tree

As its name suggests, the Crimson Bottlebrush tree is unique for its deep pink flowers that look like baby bottle brushes. It’s indigenous to Australia, where they also call it the Lemon Bottlebrush tree. 

Its pink flowers grow long, slender petals from late spring to early summer. They produce sweet nectar that can be sucked out of the flowers or soaked in water to sweeten a drink.  

This tree can grow from 8 to 15 feet. It can tolerate heat and drought and thrives in full sun and moist, well-drained soil. 

14. Flowering Almond Tree (Prunus glandulosa)

Flowering Almond Tree (Prunus glandulosa)
Image: The Spruce
Scientific NamePrunus glandulosa
Common NameFlowering Almond Tree
FamilyRosaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilLoamSandClay
Height4 to 5 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sOrnamental Tree

The flowering almond tree will give you aromatic pink blooms like almond nuts and dainty leaves. It’s indigenous to China and Japan, also called the Chinese plum tree.

Its flowers are usually dried and added to herbal tea mixes, which help improve respiration and digestion. These flowers are best picked in the morning when they still have a rich pink color and firm petals. 

The flowering almond tree grows only between 4 to 5 feet. It prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil and can withstand cold weather. 

15. Higan Cherry (Prunus x subhirtella ‘Autumnalis’)

Higan Cherry (Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis')
Image: Gardenia
Scientific NamePrunus x subhirtella ‘Autumnalis’
Common NameAutumn Blooming Higan Cherry
Weeping Higan Cherry
FamilyRosaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilGood Drainage
Height20 to 40 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sFlowering Tree
Small Tree

The Higan Cherry tree produces semi-double flowers that gracefully bloom on its weeping habit every autumn. It’s indigenous to Japan, also called “Shidarezakura” or autumn cherry tree.

The soft pink clusters of flowers will add aesthetic interest to your garden for most months of the year. It also has a dark green canopy which changes to red, yellow or gold during fall, while its bark is shiny and red-toned.

The Higan Cherry grows between 20 to 40 feet tall and makes a great accent tree for large lawns. It thrives in full sun and moist, well-drained soil and can tolerate cold weather. 

16. Gala Apple Tree (Malus domestica ‘Gala’)

Gala Apple Tree (Malus domestica 'Gala')
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Scientific NameMalus domestica ‘Gala’
Common NameApple ‘Gala’Gala Apple
FamilyRosaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilClay
Loam
Good Drainage
Moist
Height12 to 14 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sEdible Garden
Attracts Pollinators

The Gala apple tree will give you pink flowers and sweet juicy apples. This tree is native to New Zealand, where they also call it the Red Delicious tree.

During spring, it blooms clusters of delicate pink flowers and later produces sweet apples with hints of vanilla and a floral scent. This tree makes a great addition to an edible garden as its fruits are great for eating fresh, making salads and other dishes.

The Gala apple tree grows between 12 to 14 feet and prefers well-drained loam soil. It’s easy to care for plants and can also survive cold weather. 

17. Hong Kong Orchid Tree (Bauhinia x blakeana)

Hong Kong Orchid Tree (Bauhinia x blakeana)
Image: Gardenia
Scientific NameBauhinia x blakeana
Common NameBlake’s bauhinia
Camel’s Foot
Hong Kong Orchid Tree
Purple orchid tree
FamilyFabaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Height12 to 20 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sAccent
Flowering Tree
Foundation Planting
Shade Tree
Specimen
Street Tree

The Hong Kong orchid tree grows cup-shaped pink flowers on long, slender stalks. They have fragrant flowers that attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds. 

This evergreen tree has an umbrella-shaped canopy filled with fragrant pink blooms from late fall to early spring. Although its flowers are not edible, they’re used in traditional Chinese medicine for their anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. 

The Hong Kong orchid tree prefers full sun and well-drained soil. It’s also easy to care for, as it can tolerate droughts, heat and humidity.

18. Japanese Flowering Apricot (Prunus mume)

Japanese Flowering Apricot (Prunus mume)
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Scientific NamePrunus mume
Common NameJapanese Apricot
Japanese Flowering Apricot
Japanese Flowering Plum
Mei
Mume
FamilyRosaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilHigh Organic Matter
Loam (Silt)
Height15 to 20 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceLow
Use/sAttractive Flowers
Attracts Pollinators
Edible fruit
Fragrance
Wildlife Food Source
Accent
Border
Flowering Tree
Specimen

The Japanese flowering apricot tree is known for its aromatic pink blooms and edible fruit. It’s indigenous to Japan, symbolizing spring, and China, also called “Ume” or Chinese plum. 

This tree is one of the first trees to blossom during winter and grows beautiful small cup-shaped pink flowers, making them an excellent choice for an ornamental plant. These flowers are edible and used in traditional Chinese medicine. 

The Japanese flowering apricot reaches up to 20 feet but can also be used as a bonsai tree. It can tolerate cold weather and prefers full sun and soil with good drainage.

19. Jane Magnolia (Magnolia ‘Jane’)

Jane Magnolia (Magnolia 'Jane')
Image: Nature Hills
Scientific NameMagnolia ‘Jane’
Common NameJane Magnolia
Magnolia
FamilyMagnoliaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
High Organic Matter
Loam (Silt)Sand
Height10 to 15 feet
Growth RateSlow
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sBorder
Foundation Planting
Hedge
Screen/Privacy
Specimen

Jane Magnolia is known for its large, tulip-shaped flowers. It’s native to North America and was named after its creator, Jane Craig, who produced this hybrid plant in the 1940s.

Its deep pink tulip-shaped flowers bloom in early spring, making them a great ornamental plant, hedge or border for your garden. Its flowers are also a good nectar source for pollinators like butterflies and bees. 

Jane Magnolia grows from 10 to 15 feet tall but can also make an excellent choice for a bonsai plant. It’s easy to care for as it can tolerate heat and humidity and prefers moist, well-drained soil. 

20. Persian Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin)

Persian Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin)
Image: Wikipedia
Scientific NameAlbizia julibrissin
Common NameMimosa
Persian Silk Tree
Pink Silk Tree
Silk Tree
FamilyFabaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Height20 to 40 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceHigh
Use/sAttractive Flowers
Attracts Pollinators

The Persian silk tree is indigenous to Iran and boasts fluffy pink blooms and feathery foliage. These long, drooping clusters of light pink flowers usually appear during summer. 

This tree is widely decocted to treat anxiety, cancer, sleep problems, and sore throats. They also apply to insect bites, skin infections, ulcers, fractures, and sprains.

The Persian silk tree reaches between 20 to 40 feet but is easy to grow. It can withstand extreme heat and humidity and prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil.

21. Red Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea)

Red Horse Chestnut (Aesculus x carnea)
Image: Wikipedia
Scientific NameAesculus x carnea
Common NameRed Horse chestnut
Ruby Red Horse Chestnut
FamilySapindaceae
LightFull Sun
Partial Shade
SoilHigh Organic Matter
Good Drainage
Moist
Height30 to 40 feet
Growth RateSlow
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sFlowering Tree
Shade Tree
Specimen

The Red Horse chestnut tree is unique for its pink blooms and prickly seed pods. This tree is native to central Europe and is a hybrid plant from the common and flowering horse chestnut varieties. 

During late spring, it grows its large clusters of bright pink flowers, making it a popular choice as an ornamental plant or shade tree in most gardens. Its flowers are a good nectar pollinator source, but its seed pods poison humans.

In growing the Red Horse chestnuts, make sure to plant them under full sun and in moist, well-drained soil. It can grow up to 40 feet but withstand extreme heat and humidity. 

22. Smoke Tree (Cotinus coggygria)

Smoke Tree (Cotinus coggygria)
Image: The Spruce
Scientific NameCotinus coggygria
Common NameCommon Smoke tree
Smokebush
Smoketree
FamilyAnacardiaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilClay
High Organic MatterLoam (Silt)
Sand
Shallow Rocky
Height10 to 15 feet
Growth RateRapid
MaintenanceLow
Use/sBorder
Flowering Tree
Hedge
Mass Planting
Screen/Privacy
Specimen

The smoke tree is unique for its pink flowers that look like pink smoke when dried. This small shrub is indigenous to Asia and Europe.

Its best feature is its small clusters of fluffy flowers with a delicate pink color that grow every summer, making them an excellent choice for a hedge or topiary in your garden. The fruits may not be edible, but they’re still a good source of nectar for pollinators.

The smoke tree is a low-maintenance plant that can survive drought and heat. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil for optimal growth.

23. Winesap Heirloom Apple Tree (Malus domestica ‘Winesap’)

Winesap Heirloom Apple Tree (Malus domestica 'Winesap')
Image: Brighter Blooms
Scientific NameMalus domestica ‘Winesap’
Common NameVirginia Winesap
Winesap Heir
loom Apple Tree
FamilyRosaceae
LightFull Sun
SoilLoam
Clay
Good Drainage
Height10 to 30 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceMedium
Use/sOrnamental Tree

The Winesap heirloom apple tree is indigenous to New Jersey. It is easily recognizable for its clusters of small pink flowers and wine-tasting apples. 

This tree is commonly found in commercial orchards, but you can also add them as ornamental trees in your garden because of the beautiful sight of their pink blooms. On the other hand, apples are also a good source of vitamins A and C.

The Winesap heirloom apple tree is easy to grow as it needs only full sun and well-drained soil for optimum growth. It can even tolerate cold weather.

24. Weigela (Weigela florida)

Weigela (Weigela florida)
Image: Garden Design
Scientific NameWeigela florida
Common NameWeigela 
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
LightDappled Sunlight
Full Sun
Partial Shade
SoilClay
Loam (Silt)
Sand
Height6 to 10 feet
Growth RateMedium
MaintenanceLow
Use/sAccent
Barrier
Border
Foundation Planting
Hedge
Mass Planting
Screen/Privacy
Small groups
Specimen

The Weigela will give you clusters of slender-shaped pink flowers gracefully growing along its arching branches. It’s native to China and Japan but was named after the German botanist Christian Weigel.

Its long drooping pink flowers bloom from spring to summer. So, you get to enjoy the beautiful sight when you use it as a garden accent tree, topiary or hedge.

The Weigela tree is easy to care for, requiring only full sun and well-drained soil. You’ll worry less about it as it can tolerate extreme heat and high-humidity environments.

25. Camellia (Camellia japonica)

Camellia (Camellia japonica)
Image: Plantura
Scientific NameCamellia japonica
Common NameCamellia
Common Camellia
Japanese Camellia
Peony Camellia
The Japonica
FamilyTheaceae
LightPartial Shade
SoilHigh Organic Matter
Good Drainage
Moist
Height10 to 13 feet
Growth RateSlow
MaintenanceHigh
Use/sBorder
Flowering Tree

Camellia is an evergreen shrub popular for its large pink flowers and waxy leaves. It’s indigenous to China and Japan and is named after the German botanist Georg Kamel.

Its large double pink flowers are beautiful from winter to spring, which makes them a staple ornamental plant in gardens and flowers for floral arrangements. The oil from its seeds also adds scent to cosmetic products.

The Camellia grows between 10 to 13 feet, making it an excellent hedge plant. It’s easy to grow as it can tolerate the cold and prefers partial shade and well-drained soil to flourish.

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