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Camellia japonica 'Debutante' - 5 gallon


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Camellia japonica 'Debutante' has lovely ruffled mid pink, double, peony style flowers in early to midseason.


Description:
Camellia japonica is a stunning specimen for milder gardens with glossy, dark-green, broadly elliptic, evergreen leaves accented with lovely, rose-like flowers in early spring. 'Debutante' has lovely ruffled mid pink, double, peony style flowers in early to midseason. A heavy bloomer with flowers 3-4 inches wide and an heirloom cultivar from at least the 1930s. Camellias appreciate rich, acidic, moist, well-draining soils. Use in the light shady garden as an accent or specimen plant, a hedge, or an espalier, or in containers and as cut flowers. Somewhat deer resistant. Plant in a protected location in zone 7.


Common Name: Camellia

Family: Theaceae (The Tea family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-10

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: A forest understory and forest edge shrub of hills and mountains from 300-1,100 metres elevation.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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