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Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler Variegated' /R. L. Wheeler Variegated Camellia

Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler Variegated'   / Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler Variegated'
Very large, prominent flower in winter
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Very large, prominent flower in winter

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Scientific Name: Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler Variegated'
Common Name: R. L. Wheeler Variegated Camellia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A good grower that should be given strong consideration when selecting camellias for the landscape. Grows to be a very large shrub with many flowers. Produces huge blossoms. Plant camellias in partial shade, especially protected from hot afternoon sunlight and in a well drained soil that has a generous amount of humus in the soil.