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Camellia japonica 'Betty Sheffield Pink'

Betty Sheffield Pink Camellia

Camellia

Comments

Lustrous evergreen foliage cover this upright, rounded shrub; masses of medium to large, pink semi-double flowers bloom from late winter to early spring; provide rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Description

Lustrous evergreen foliage cover this upright, rounded shrub; masses of medium to large, pink semi-double flowers bloom from late winter to early spring; provide rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Landscape Attributes

Betty Sheffield Pink Camellia is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Betty Sheffield Pink Camellia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Betty Sheffield Pink Camellia will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

8 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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