Winter's Star Camellia

Camellia x 'Winter's Star'

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh
SKU #01525
6-10

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OVERVIEW
Description This tough and cold hardy bloomer hails from the U.S. National Arboretum collection. Single, violet-pink blooms appear over a period of four to six weeks in autumn, creating a stunning contrast to the dark green, glossy foliage. The self-cleaning petals eliminate the task of dead-heading! Use as a single specimen, for foundation plantings, or along woodland edges.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 10 ft. tall and nearly as wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Azalea (Azalea); Forsythia (Forsythia); Fern (Microlepia); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne)
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. Feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering. Fertilize sparingly to prevent leggy, unattractive growth.

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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.