Moonlight Bay Camellia
Camellia japonica 'Moonlight Bay'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing 8 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late winter to spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Specimen, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Key Feature||Flowering Evergreen Shrub|
Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Water deeply and less frequently, once established. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10