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Pearl Maxwell Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Pearl Maxwell'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
SKU #01889
8-10

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OVERVIEW
Description Spectacular, soft, shell pink, formal double blooms in mid- to late winter. Flowers create a dazzling contrast against the glossy, dark green foliage. A prized plant of the milder regions of the U.S. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Winter to Early Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; larger with age.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas Plant in mass in a woodland setting for best effect at a distance. Works wonderful in an Asian design or up close to your outdoor living area in beds, containers or foundation plantings. Can be trained as an espalier to soften retaining and privacy walls.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Pair this beautiful, double bloomer with low growing, big leafed varieties of Hosta, Coral Bells, and Hydrangea. Provide filtered sun with smaller canopy trees such as Cherry, Dogwood and Magnolia. For an Asian theme, design with mixed Azaleas, Bamboo and fragrant Gardenia.
CARE
Care 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: 8-10

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