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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Guilio Nuccio'
Camellia japonica 'Guilio Nuccio' © 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: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Large, strong growing evergreen producing very large semi-double, dark coral-pink flowers with mustard-yellow stamens, from late winter to midsummer. Quite large, glossy dark green leaves.

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

other notes:
Raised by Nuccio's Nurseries, California, USA, 1955, introduced 1956.

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