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Camellia 'Christmas Rose'/Christmas Rose Camellia

Camellia 'Christmas Rose' / Camellia 'Christmas Rose'
Hot-pink flowers on a specimen camellia at Margie Jenkins Nursery near Amite, LA
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Hot-pink flowers on a specimen camellia at Margie Jenkins Nursery near Amite, LA

Cluster of flowers in late February in Louisiana

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Scientific Name: Camellia 'Christmas Rose'
Common Name: Christmas Rose Camellia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Winter
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This camellia produces bright, hot-pink, single flowers during late winter. Provide protection from direct sunlight during mid day. Camellias need a fertile, well-drained soil and filtered light. Scale insects can be a serious pests on camellias.