Camellia japonica 'Spellbound'
Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
|Description||Stunning pink flowers with overlapping, rose-like petals contrast beautifully with glossy, dark green foliage. This elegant evergreen shrub is perfect for an easy-care foundation planting, informal hedge or espalier. Great container specimen for cool-season color impact. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Winter to early spring|
|Mature Size||Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||Plant within viewing distance in patio beds, containers or in the foundation plantings around home or structure. Great as an espalier to cover walls in north-facing exposures. If set back in a woodland setting, plant in mass and complement with low growing perennials. A wonderful specimen in Asian gardens.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Forsythia (Forsythia); Fern (Athyrium); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne)|
|Care||Easily grown in enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Best in a north-facing exposure; protect from harsh sun. Mulch to keep roots cool in hot summer areas. Clip spent flowers and apply an acid fertilizer after bloom.|
|Lore||Camellias represent longevity and faithfulness and have long been a primary floral component in Asian weddings. Red camellias are a symbol of wealth and white Camellias signify loveliness.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.