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Camellia japonica 'Dixie Knight'

Dixie Knight Camellia

Camellia

Comments

Lustrous evergreen foliage cover this upright, slow growing shrub; stunning. deep crimson. peony-form flowers bloom from late winter into early spring; provide rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Description

Lustrous evergreen foliage cover this upright, slow growing shrub; stunning. deep crimson. peony-form flowers bloom from late winter into early spring; provide rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Landscape Attributes

Dixie Knight 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 has no significant negative characteristics.

Dixie Knight Camellia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Dixie Knight Camellia will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 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:

12 feet

10 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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