Vestito Rosso® Camellia
Camellia japonica 'MonBella'
|Description||From the original Nuccio's Bella Rossa comes this unique beauty with glossy, midnight red new foliage. An abundance of perfectly formed crimson red flowers unfurl during the cool season when little else is in bloom. This prized specimen for landscape or container makes an elegant screen for shaded areas. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late winter to mid-spring|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; to 25 ft. tall with age.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
|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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9
Good to grow!
This plant is not available to purchase online.
Check a local Monrovia retailer.
This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
River Oaks Plant House 5930 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77057
Thompson + Hanson Whle. Garden 1400 Anderson St.
Bellaire, Texas 77401
Cornelius Nurseries 2233 S. Voss Rd.
Houston, Texas 77027
Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region
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.
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.