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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Lady de Saumarez'
Camellia japonica 'Lady de Saumarez' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Single to semi-double red-pink flowers with occasional white markings. Glossy dark green leaves.

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

propagation:
From cuttings, by layering or grafting

usage:
Good for smaller gardens.

other notes:
A sport of C. japonica 'Tricolor'

RHS AGM

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