Spellbound Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Spellbound'

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30901
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.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade

Needs regular watering until established- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
LoreCamellias 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.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeWinter to early spring
Design IdeasPlant 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering until established- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Forsythia (Forsythia); Fern (Athyrium); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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