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Autumn Spirit Camellia

Camellia x 'Autumn Spirit'

SKU
31692
An exceptional early-blooming camellia with some of the most intensely colored flowers of any of the cold hardy fall bloomers. Many bright deep pink petals make up the small- to medium-sized peony-like flowers. Small, dark green, glossy leaves on a moderate to vigorous growing evergreen shrub. Ideal for foundation, hedge or container plantings.
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6-9

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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
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeFall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Cypress (Cupressus); Magnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); 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: 6-9

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