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Mrs. Tingley Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Mrs. Tingley'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #30900
8-10

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OVERVIEW
Description Fragrant, double, silvery pink blooms contrast beautifully with glossy, dark green foliage. This elegant upright evergreen shrub makes an easy-care foundation shrub, informal hedge or espalier. A great container specimen for colorful cool-season impact. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Winter to Early Spring
Mature Size Slowly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas Plant within viewing distance in patio beds, containers or in the foundation plantings around home or structure. Great as an espalier to cover walls in north-facing exposures. If set back in a woodland setting, plant in mass and complement with low growing perennials. A wonderful specimen in Asian gardens.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Fern (Microlepia); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil; site in a north-facing exposure; protect from direct sun. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Prune lightly and feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

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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.