Autumn Moon Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Marie Kirk'

SKU
31691
An elegant new fall blooming camellia with an abundance of formal white blooms. The heart-shaped petals falling to ground can resemble freshly fallen snow. Shiny dark green leaves have finely toothed edges. A vigorous grower with a compact upright habit, ideal for foundation, hedge or container plantings. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
Average Size at MaturityGrows 8 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide in 10 years; slowly larger with age.
Bloom TimeFall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia); Cedar (Cedrus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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