Glen 40 Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Glen 40'

SKU
01747
Spectacular, deep red, formal double blooms are displayed against glossy, dark green foliage. Colorful accent for the shade. A prized plant of the milder regions of the U.S. Mid to late season bloomer. Evergreen.
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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 MaturityModerate growing 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, larger with age.
Bloom TimeWinter through Mid-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 and believed to bring wealth if planted at the entrance to your home, as are other red flowering plants.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureTolerates Acidic Soil, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsLily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Astilbe (Astilbe)

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. Feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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