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Camellia japonica 'Margaret Davis'
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synonyms: Camellia japonica 'Kuancaidai'
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
part shade, shade
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
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.
Acid, well drained, humus-rich soil and a sheltered, shady position.
From cuttings, by layering or grafting
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.