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April Dawn Camellia

Camellia japonica 'April Dawn'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #31689
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A profusion of formal, double white and pink candy-striped petals in varied shades, over a long season. More cold tolerant than most varieties; typically blooms later in spring in colder regions. The upright, vigorous form grows quickly when young, filling in nicely as a hedge, screen or foundation shrub with handsome, dark, evergreen foliage.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Winter to Early Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Needs some shelter in harsh winter climates. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Thin to one bud per cluster to increase bloom size. Fertilize and prune lightly to shape after flowering.

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