Common Name: Camellia
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Partial shade, Shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Moist
Time to take cuttings: June to July
Flowering period: March to May
One of the classic spring-flowering shrubs with colourful waxy flowers over fine glossy foliage. Even after flowering it is a decorative evergreen for the remainder of the year. It does need an acid soil but even if your soil is limey, it grows superbly in a large tub filled with ericaceous, or lime-free compost.
Looks good with:Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'
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