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Setsugekka Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Setsugekka'

SKU
02177
Large, perfectly formed, semi-double, white flowers with ruffled edges and a bright center of golden stamens. The dense, semi-weeping habit and glossy, dark green foliage create an exceptional evergreen foundation planting or espalier. A mid-season bloomer.
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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeFall through Winter
Design IdeasThis semi-double white Camellia makes a wonderful backdrop to a moonlight garden in backyard beds close to your outdoor living space. A must for Asian or woodland settings under large, old shade trees with filtered canopies. Dress up a wall or garage as a shrub or train the dense, spreading habit of this Camellia as an espalier for a formal look.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Special FeatureWaterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsPair with other pure white bloomers like Astilbe, Hydrangea, Azalea, Gardenia and Lilac for a beautiful moonlight garden. For an Asian theme, design with mixed Azaleas, Heavenly Bamboo, Dogwood, Japanese Maples, Lily of the Valley, Iris and Rodgersia.

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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