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Jennifer Susan produces informal soft pink double flowers with wavy petals and dark green glossy foliage. Excellent as a specimen plant.

Evergreen, hardy and frost tolerant are the main attributes that make Camellias loved world wide. Dense compact habit with upright growth. It flowers from late winter to spring, adding a touch of colour when the garden can be a little dull, and is ideal for screens, hedging, large containers and espaliers. Lightly prune every couple of years to create density and maintain shape.

Supplied in a 50mm pot.

Orders containing this item will be dispatched from mid May

  • Suitable for areas with part shade
  • Suitable for areas with full shade
  • Ideal in pots or containers
  • Suitable to cut for vases
  • Grows 3m wide
  • Grows to 3m high
  • Autumn-Winter

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Common Name: CAMELLIA
Botanical Name: Camellia spp
Family Name: Theaceae
Plant Type: Evergreen Shrub
Size: 3-5m H x 1-3m W
Flowering: Winter to Early Spring
Positioning: Part Sun to Full Shade.
Planting: Do not bury root ball too deep as Camellias are a surface feeder.
General Information: A slow growing, evergreen plant with masses of colourful blooms, most Camellias flower after 2–3 years and reach maturity after 10–20 years.
Soil: Well drained and enriched with plenty of organic matter. If soil is heavy, dig in some gypsum to help break it up. Likes a low pH around 4.5–5.5.
Watering: Moderate watering in dry periods. Mulch well to minimise drying out of root system.
Fertilising: Prior to planting, dig in plenty of well-rotted animal manure, leaf mulch or compost. Mulch well with rich compost each spring. A feed of slow release fertiliser in spring is beneficial.
Pruning: Do not need pruning however plants can be trimmed after flowering to keep the shape and height required. Dislikes excessive wind, limed or alkaline soil, wet or boggy soil, and heavy frosts.
Tips: Can be affected by white or brown scale, aphids, caterpillars and red spider. Spray as required.
✔ Ideal for hedges and excellent in tubs.
Tips: Some varieties of Camellia produce multiple buds on growth terminals’ to ensure blooms of good size, these buds should be reduced to 1 or 2 per stem in January or February. Strong sunlight can scorch blooms. Most camellias
prefer shade for 1⁄2 of the summer’s day. Needs a cool root area.