Camellia japonica Lemon Drop

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Flowers like a little lemon meringue tart, almost white at the edge through cream to a soft pale yellow in the centre. Dark glossy leaves all year round. Beautiful hedge or feature shrub for sheltered cool climate gardens and dappled shade in warmer ones.

Camellia japonica 'Lemon Drop'
DESCRIPTION: Evergreen shrub with dark green glossy leaves, medium-small cream to pale yellow semi-double or anemone flowers. Japonica varieties flower later in the season and are more cool-climate tolerant.
USES: Suited to hedging, feature planting, and container planting. Upright and dense habit so makes a good ornamental hedge.
PLANTING: Sunny or partly shaded position with morning or afternoon sun. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. Plant in well drained soil prepared with mulch. Water regularly during the first 12 weeks or until the plant is established. Tolerates frost once established.
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering and fertilise using camellia specific feed.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2m H x 1.8m W.

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