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Fairy Blush Camellia

Camellia x 'Fairy Blush'

SKU
01484
Deep pink buds open to reveal dainty, single, apple blossom colored blooms. The delicate fragrance of the blooms as well as the plant's smaller growth habit make this an ideal camellia for a small courtyard or patio. A mid- to late season bloomer. Evergreen.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeWinter
Design IdeasBe sure to keep this fragrant bloomer close to your outdoor living space in patio beds, containers or decorating the foundation of 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, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCombine the small foliage of Fairy Blush with the big, bold foliage and blooms of Hosta, Coral Bells, Hydrangea and Rhododendron. For an Asian theme, design with mixed Azaleas, Heavenly Bamboo, Dogwood, Japanese Maples, Lily of the Valley, Iris and Gardenia.

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: 7-10

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