Stewartia rostrata
  • Stewartia rostrata
  • Stewartia rostrata
  • Stewartia rostrata

Stewartia rostrata

£32.00

(Upright Stewartia) This rare species is similar to Stewartia pseudocamellia with lovely bark when established and fiery autumn colours, even on young plants.

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This rare species is similar to Stewartia pseudocamellia with lovely bark when established and fiery autumn colours, even on young plants. Once established, Stewartia rostrata has beautiful white, flushed pink flowers in midsummer.

A handsome and unusual specimen for woodland gardens and other sheltered areas.


  • Position: Sheltered in partial shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, moist, acidic soil. Enjoys moist but well drained and not waterlogged soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Stewartia rostrata requires protection from late spring frosts as a young plant.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Stewartia  rostrata grows to be a slender, small branching tree.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: Please be aware that Stewartia  rostrata is generally hardy but can be a fickle and difficult plant and as such is most suitable for experienced gardeners onlyAs such, it is not covered by our normal guarantee.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, Rare and Unusual

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