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Taylor's Perfection Camellia

Camellia x 'Taylor's Perfection'

SKU
01520
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 masses into a flowering hedge. Evergreen.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeWinter
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Flowering Dogwood (Cornus); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Magnolia (Magnolia)

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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