Northern Lights Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Northern Lights'

SKU
00387
Charming, white, single flowers with pink-tinged edges explode mid-season, each brightened with a center cluster of luminous golden stamens. Lustrous, dark green foliage on a vigorous, upright, form works well as a natural hedge, screen or border planting. Evergreen.
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7 - 10

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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 suh-SAN-kwuh
Average Size at MaturityModerately growing; reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeFall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, 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. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Reduce watering frequency, once established. Prune lightly to shape and apply an acid fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10

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