Marge Miller Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Marge Miller'

SKU
01500
This Australian introduction is the first prostrate camellia in the world, a natural for groundcover, or spilling over walls and out of hanging baskets, and often trained trained into cascading upright forms. Full, soft pink early season blooms are backed by glossy deep green foliage. Evergreen.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 1 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide; to 4 ft. tall when staked into upright form.
Bloom TimeFall through Winter
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitProstrate
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates dry spells. Prune to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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