Vestito Rosso® Camellia
Camellia japonica 'MonBella'
Filtered sun, Partial shade
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kuh-MEE-lee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; to 25 ft. tall with age.|
|Bloom Time||Late Winter to Mid-Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Key Feature||Year-Round Interest|
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