Apple Blossom Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Apple Blossom'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
SKU #02102
7-10

Good to grow! 10

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OVERVIEW
Description A versatile camellia displaying profuse pink-edged white blooms with yellow stamens in fall through winter. Dense, glossy dark green foliage makes a perfect hedge, screen or espalier specimen. A prized plant for milder regions. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Fall through winter
Mature Size Moderate growing 10 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas This soft pink camellia deserves a place in high profile foundation plantings or as a backdrop to outdoor living spaces in the backyard. A must for Asian or woodland garden settings under large, old shade trees with filtered canopies. Dress up a wall or garage as a shrub or train the dense, spreading habit of this Camellia as an espalier for a formal look.
Flower Color Multicolored
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Apple Blossom's versatility in shade and partial sun, as well as wet and dry conditions, make this a plant that pairs well with a variety of garden shrubs and perennials. Combine with the big, bold foliage and blooms of Hosta, Coral Bells, Hydrangea and Rhododendron. For an Asian theme, design with mixed Azaleas, Heavenly Bamboo, Dogwood, Japanese Maples, Lily of the Valley, Iris and Gardenia.
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Prune lightly to shape and feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

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