The camellia has everything: fantastic shape, form, foliar, and flowers. This group of plants is certainly the prize of the southern garden.
USDA Hardiness Zones:
7 through 9
Moist; acidic; well-drained; high organic matter soils
6 ft. - 8 ft.
8 ft. - 12 ft.
6 ft. - 10 ft.
Usually a dense pyramid of lustrous dark green foliage; some forms more open than others and a bit more graceful; have also seen forms that are columnar-pyramidal; in general rather stiff; stodgy and formal