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Camellia japonica /Camellia

Camellia japonica  / Camellia japonica
A collection of camellia blossoms
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A collection of camellia blossoms

One of the many pink cultivars

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Scientific Name: Camellia japonica
Common Name: Camellia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: There are many varieties of Camellia japonicas, and they come in many shapes, sizes, and colors of flowers. Plants vary in shape, size, and vigor. Some varieties bloom in September, other on through the winter season, while some may not flower until April and even May. Root disease often occurs when plants are grown in wet or poorly drained soil.