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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Alexander Hunter'
Camellia japonica 'Alexander Hunter' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: Winter
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Semi-double, bright red flowers with white markings and prominent yellow stamens. Medium sized, densely bushy, tidy habit and good, glossy dark green foliage.

cultivation:
Acid, well drained, humus-rich soil and a sheltered, shady position.

propagation:
From cuttings or by layering

other notes:
RHS AGM

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