Camellia x 'Buttermint'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Winter to Early Spring|
|Design Ideas||Be sure to keep this beauty in viewing distance in patio beds, containers or decorating the foundation plantings around your house. Great as an espalier to cover walls. If set back in a woodland setting, plant in mass and complement with low growing perennials. A wonderful specimen in Asian gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Key Feature||Showy Winter Flowers|
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