Rich winter colour for your favourite shaded spot in the garden. This stunning camellia features deep red flowers above glossy evergreen foliage. Japonica type, so prefers cooler shadier situations than our sasanqua camellias.
DESCRIPTION: Compact growing variety featuring double distinctively geometric deep red blooms. Beautiful cut flowers. Japonicas are good camellias for southern states as they prefer a cooler less humid climate than sasanquas. USE IN: Perfect for hedging, screening and feature planting. LOCATION: Plant in well drained soil in a partly shaded position in the garden. Protect from harsh afternoon sun and strong winds. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Continue to water on a regular basis for the first twelve months to ensure the plant becomes fully established. Prune after flowering to promote dense growth habit and flowering. Fertilise using a slow release fertiliser specific to camellias in spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2.5 m H x 2 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.