Kumasaka Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Kumasaka'

SKU
01823
Spectacular, bright, rose pink, double blooms are displayed against glossy, dark green foliage. Colorful accent for the shade. A prized plant for the milder regions of the U.S. Mid to late season bloomer. Evergreen.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
8 - 10

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

Change

Filtered sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, or larger with age.
Bloom TimeWinter through Mid-Spring
Design IdeasCamellia makes a striking shrub as a single focal point anywhere in the landscape. It is particularly beautiful near the front door where visitors can appreciate flowers at close range. Use in a protected place in the garden, such as an east facing entryway, and be rewarded with handsome evergreen foliage and mid to late season rose pink flowers. Both the blooms and foliage are fine additions to indoor winter cut flower arrangements. Beautiful as a foundation plant, in a container or as part of a Zen tranquility garden. Great as an espalier to cover walls.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, 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.
Key FeatureShowy Winter Flowers

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.

Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Kumasaka Camellia

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

Your climate may be too cold for this plant