Autumn Spirit Camellia
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Autumn Spirit Camellia

Autumn Spirit Camellia

$61
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  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Camellia x 'Autumn Spirit'

 

Camellia Autumn Spirit is a very cold hardy Camellia covered with intensely pink double flowers fall into winter; complemented by its year round lustrous, glossy, deep-green foliage. This November bloomer reaches a mature height and width of 5 to 6 feet. Autumn Spirit is a sasanqua Camellia which indicates it can grow in sun or shade.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

Wow, what a bloomer.  We had a lot of fun watching these in November. One thing I like about fall blooming Camellias is that they can grow nicely in sun or shade.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 6'
Mature Width: 6'
Flower Season: Fall and Winter
Sun: Full sun to full shade
Hardiness Zone: 6 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
-10 to 0
6
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
9
-6.7 to -1.1

Remember that all fall blooming or Camellia sasanqua can grow in either sun or shade while the spring blooming Camellia japonica needs at least afternoon shade.

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting any Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, and Azalea as they all prefer fall planting with less watering than you might think. In NC our soil is clay so we prefer to use pine bark soil conditioner when planting these varities.  

J