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Taylor's Perfection Camellia

Camellia x 'Taylor's Perfection'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh
SKU #01520
8-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Winter
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Hosta (Hosta); Flowering Dogwood (Cornus); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Magnolia (Magnolia)
CARE
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.

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.