Goggy Japanese Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Goggy'

An elegant shrub with lustrous dark evergreen leaves, upright, rounded form and graceful branching that can easily be trained into a small tree. From late winter to spring, an abundance of formal, semi-double pink flowers provide gorgeous color when little else is in bloom. Makes a lovely accent, hedge or screen.
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7 - 9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide
Bloom TimePale pink flowers, late winter to early spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitPyramidal
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Protect from harsh winter winds. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Prune only as needed to shape, just after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9

Your climate may be too cold for this plant