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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Margaret Davis'
Camellia japonica 'Margaret Davis' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Camellia japonica 'Kuancaidai'
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Medium sized informal double flowers, white with irregular vermillion red picotee edges. Strikingly attractive, early to mid spring flowering. Slow growing, dense bushy habit with dark glossy green leaves.

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

propagation:
From cuttings, by layering or grafting

other notes:
A sport of Camellia japonica 'Aspasia Macarthur' raised in Australia, 1963. Named after the wife of the founding president of the Garden Clubs of Australia.

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