Taylor's Perfection Camellia
Camellia x 'Taylor's Perfection'
|Description||A handsome shrub with leathery, dark green foliage that backs a profusion of exquisite light pink, large, semi-double blooms. A prized plant for milder regions. Mid to late season bloomer. Excellent on its own or massed into a flowering hedge. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||This soft pink camellia deserves a place in high profile foundation planting or as a backdrop to outdoor living spaces in the backyard. A must for Asian or woodland garden 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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hosta (Hosta); Flowering Dogwood (Cornus); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Magnolia (Magnolia)|
|Care||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.|
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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.