Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Stewartia, native to the eastern United States and East Asia, having fragrant showy white flowers and smooth bark that peels into flakes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants belonging to the family Theaceæ. See Stuartia.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Stewartia, genus name, after John Stuart, Third Earl of Bute (1713–1792), British politician.]

Examples

  • Henry Lauder's walking stick; hardy and star magnolia; weeping cherry; crab apple; serviceberry; stewartia; and river birch.

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  • Local nursery Green Biz expects to offer some bonsai and topiary as well as styrax, stewartia and serviceberry, according to Charles Allen, the owner.

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  • Many people are not familiar with the Japanese stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia) an underused multiseason tree.

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  • The stewartia becomes a medium-size tree with white camellialike flowers in midsummer and good fall leaf color.

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  • The stewartia becomes a medium-size tree with white camellialike flowers in midsummer and good fall leaf color.

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  • HOW: Pair this plant, also known as hamamelis mollis, with red-stem dogwoods, picea omorika, stewartia pseudocamellia, Ken Janeck rhododendron, black mondo grass and hellebores for an incredible winter garden.

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