• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing to 10 ft tall and 8 ft wide
    Key Feature:
    Winter Flowering
    Blooms:
    Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:kuh-MEE-lee-a
    Plant type:Shrub, Camellia
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 10 ft tall and 8 ft wide
    Special features:Compact Form, Deer Resistant
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Fall
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Pruning time: winter after flowering.Pruning time: late winter, after bloom..
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Discovered in a private garden in Long Island, New York.