Debutante Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Debutante'

SKU
1704
Abundant, large, light pink, peony style blooms make a delightful contrast to the glossy, dark green leaves. A valued plant in the milder regions of the U.S. One of the earliest to bloom. Early season bloomer.Evergreen. Slow growing 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, larger with age. Filtered sun.Cutting grown.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

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

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; larger with age.
Bloom TimeWinter to Early Spring
Design IdeasBe sure to keep this beauty in viewing distance in patio beds, containers or decorating the foundation plantings around your house.; Great as an espalier to cover walls. If set back in a woodland setting, plant in mass and complement with low growing perennials. A wonderful specimen in Asian gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Key FeatureBeautiful Winter Flowers

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; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

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