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botanical name:
Camellia 'Spring Festival'
Camellia 'Spring Festival' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Evergreen shrub of very upright, bushy habit and dark green foliage. New young foliage has a coppery tinge. Small, double or semi-double, soft rose-pink flowers, freely produced in April and May.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus-rich and preferably acid soil in sun or part shade. In cold areas, best in a warm, protected position such as against a wall.

other notes:
A hybrid of Camellia cuspidata, introduced by Toichi Domoto, USA, 1975

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