Pink-A-Boo® Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Mondel' PP #21,687

SKU
02233
This stunning sport from the extremely popular red Yuletide Camellia has large, wonderfully fragrant, deep pink blooms with bright yellow stamens - making a beautiful addition to the cool season garden. Float blossoms in a bowl to enjoy the fragrance indoors. An excellent choice for a colorful hedge, espalier, or border shrub. Evergreen.
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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 MaturityReaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 12 years; larger with age.
Bloom TimeWinter
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, 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. Prune lightly to shape and feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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