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Camellia japonica 'Colonial Dame'

Colonial Dame Camellia

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Colonial Dame Camellia is a full-sized upright evergreen shrub with glossy evergreen leaves that stay dark green year-round.  Large semi-double to peony formed soft white flowers, occasionally tinted pink at the center,  with yellow stamen bloom from late winter into early spring attracting butterflies.  Best blooms occur in partial sun and acidic, well-drained soil.  

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

10’ - 12’

Spread: 

6’ - 10’

Spacing: 

6’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Medium maintenance. Too much water retention can increase susceptibility to fungal diseases, including root rot, black mold, blight, canker, anthracnose, and leaf spots.  Watch for aphids and spider mites.   Yellowing leaves indicate acidity too low. Fertilize monthly in spring and summer. If desired, remove all but one bud from each cluster to increase the size of the flower. Prune immediately after flowering.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized AreasScreeningFoundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Hosta, Azalea, Lily of The Valley

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