Northern Lights Camellia
Camellia sasanqua 'Northern Lights'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately growing; reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe); Cypress (Cupressus); Magnolia (Magnolia)|
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