Kramer's Supreme Camellia
Camellia japonica 'Kramer's Supreme'
Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
|Description||Deep red buds open to magnificent peony-like, rosy-red flowers with a delightful fragrance. The mid-season blooms create a dazzling contrast against the glossy, dark green foliage, brightening lightly shaded settings. Stunning in woodland borders and foundation plantings, or as a hedge. An old favorite for milder regions of the U.S. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; slowly grows larger with age.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||A must for Asian or woodland garden settings under large, old shade trees with filtered canopies. Plant as a backdrop in mixed beds or as a foundation plant in high visibility areas. Dress up a wall or garage as a shrub or train as an espalier for a formal look.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Forsythia (Forsythia); Fern (Microlepia); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Shelter in harsh winter climates. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Prune lightly to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.