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Chandleri Elegans Variegated Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Chandleri Elegans Variegated'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #01649
8-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Winter
Mature Size Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; slowly larger with age.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)
CARE
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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