Pearl Maxwell Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Pearl Maxwell'

SKU
1889
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100% of 100
Spectacular, soft, shell pink, formal double blooms in mid to late winter. Flowers make a dazzling contrast with the glossy, dark green foliage. A prized plant of the milder regions of the U.S. Mid to late season bloomer. Evergreen. Moderate growing 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide, larger with age. Filtered sun.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide; larger with age.
Bloom TimeWinter to Early Spring
Design IdeasPlant 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureTolerates Acidic Soil, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Key FeatureBeautiful 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. Feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.

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