If you’re looking for a truly unique specimen to intrigue your senses year-round, Japanese Stewartia is an excellent choice. This stunning deciduous ornamental is native to Japan and is a member of the tea family. With elegant, ruffled white blooms appearing in late summer, along with rich, deep green foliage, its canopy offers a sensory experience all on its own. What’s more, its stately trunk offers a collage of exfoliating bark that peels away in rounded lobes of peach-colored hues, complementing its leaves that turn shades of vibrant vermillion in autumn. With such variation in seasonal beauty, Japanese Stewartia truly makes a statement to any garden. However, the beauty of this tree is best seen in person — stop by our nursery to check it out!