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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson'
Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Vigorous large evergreen, freely producing large semi-double, blood red flowers with conspicuous stamens, in early and mid spring.

cultivation:
Acid, well drained, humus-rich soil and a sheltered, shady position. Will tolerate full sun if conditions are not too dry. Strong growing, reliable variety.

propagation:
From cuttings or by layering

usage:
Woodland gardens. Good for large hedges or screening.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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