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Camellia japonica 'Dixie Knight Supreme' /Dixie Knight Supreme Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Dixie Knight Supreme'   / Camellia japonica 'Dixie Knight Supreme'
An old favorite camellia
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An old favorite camellia

A solid red 'Dixie Knight' camellia

A well variegated flower

In camellia flowers where variegation is due to virus infection, no two flowers have the same pattern of color breaking

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Scientific Name: Camellia japonica 'Dixie Knight Supreme'
Common Name: Dixie Knight Supreme Camellia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Various
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: A variety with outstanding flower variegation from an almost solid red to almost white. Variegation in most camellias is caused by a virus infection. This is an old variety, but still offers a lot of delightful flowers during the winter months. Plant camellias in a well drained soil and partial shade for best performance.