Morning Glow Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Morning Glow'

Enchanting formal and double, creamy-white flowers contrast with glossy dark green foliage on this classic variety. Blooms appear over a long season, late winter to early spring. Excellent cut flower. Vigorous upright shrub for foundation, hedge or container planting. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

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


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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsCypress (Chamaecyparis); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Magnolia (Magnolia); Cedar (Cedrus)

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. Feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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