Fairy Blush Camellia
Camellia x 'Fairy Blush'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Be 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Combine 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