Chandleri Elegans Variegated Camellia
Camellia japonica 'Chandleri Elegans Variegated'
|Description||Spectacular, rose pink blooms with an anemone form and occasional white mottling. The lovely flowers contrast beautifully with the glossy, dark green foliage. A prized mid-season bloomer for milder regions of the United States. Use to dress up lightly shaded beds and foundation plantings, or to create a flowering evergreen hedge.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; slowly larger with age.|
|Special Features||Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||A must for Asian or woodland garden settings under large, old shade trees with filtered canopies. Plant as a backdrop in mixed beds or as a foundation plant in high visibility areas. Dress up a wall or garage as a shrub or train as an espalier for a formal look.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
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