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Camellia japonica 'Bonomiana'

camellia

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Camellia japonica 'Bonomiana'

camellia

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  • 1.5 litre pot
  • £24.99
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  • Position: partial shade (but not east-facing)
  • Soil: moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil (or ericaceous compost for container-grown specimens)
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: January to March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This evergreen shrub is a wonderful sight from midwinter to early spring, when its branches are laden with an abundance of formal, double blooms to 10cm across. Each one is a unique blend of blush, white and rich pink, and they are offset beautifully by the lustrous green foliage. A great addition to a partially shaded border, it also makes a handsome addition to a larger pot.

  • Garden care: To prevent damage to the emerging buds and flowers protect from cold, dry winds and early morning sun. Water established plants in dry weather to prevent bud drop. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser in mid-spring and again in June. Top-dress annually with shredded bark or well-rotted leaf mould. After flowering lightly trim or prune any branches that spoil the appearance of the plant.