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April Blush Camellia

Camellia japonica 'April Blush'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #07518
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description This evergreen shrub has an upright, to rounded form. Asian in origin, April Blush provides year-round interest due to its glossy dark green leaves and smooth gray bark. From late winter to spring, its rounded buds open to present many large, semi-double, shell pink flowers. Use in hedges, foundations, mixed borders or as a specimen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Winter through Early Spring
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 4 to 7 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Espalier, Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Azalea (Azalea); Forsythia (Forsythia); Fern (Athyrium); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne)
CARE
Care Prefers evenly moist, fertile acidic soil. Foliage and flower buds may suffer from sunscald and wind desiccation in winter, so avoid planting in highly exposed areas.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.