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Camellia japonica 'Jessie Burgess'/Jessie Burgess Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Jessie Burgess' / Camellia japonica 'Jessie Burgess'
Striking orange-red flower
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Striking orange-red flower

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Scientific Name: Camellia japonica 'Jessie Burgess'
Common Name: Jessie Burgess Camellia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This is a large flowering semi-double rose-pink flower that produces a silvery overcast. It blooms relatively early. Provide camellias a moist, fertile, well drained, slightly acid soil and protection from the hot afternoon sun. Camellias grow quite slowly at first, but once established they grow at a more moderate rate. They do especially well as understory shrubs to pines and other high branched trees. Camellias are quite drought hardy once they are well established.