October Magic® Rose™ Camellia
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October Magic® Rose™ Camellia

October Magic® Rose™ Camellia

$63
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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 sasanqua 'Green 98-009' PP20506

 

Clusters of these rose-like pink double flowers on this upright camellia make for an easily tended fall bloomer. Growing between 6 and 8 feet tall, this camellia can provide some privacy if planted in a border/hedge. Almost full sun with a bit of shade is the best option for this densely growing camellia. With the dark green evergreen foliage, this bloomer is a year-round choice. While it doesn’t need much if any pruning, this camellia can take shaping if clipped before their first flush of growth appears in early spring.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 7'
Mature Width: 3'
Flower Season: Fall and Winter
Sun: Full sun to full shade
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
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.