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Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Bella Rossa' - 2 gallon


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Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Bella Rossa' has gorgeous formal red flowers produced over a long period from early to late season.


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. 'Nuccio's Bella Rossa' has gorgeous formal red flowers produced over a long period from early to late season. They are 4-5 inches wide. 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: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

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

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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