Camellia plants bring flowers to the garden in a time that’s often free from flowers, the late winter and early spring. And while that makes them stars in their own right, that doesn’t mean camellias don’t like companions!
If you’d like to stick with the theme of East Asian plants and delicate flowers, you can’t go wrong with a Japanese flowering cherry. These small trees produce loads of white or pink blooms in the early to mid-spring.
While tropical ginger grows tall leaves, wild ginger is a groundcover with heart-shaped leaves. This plant thrives in shady conditions, which makes it a great candidate for planting beneath camellia plants.