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Camellia japonica ‘Lady Campbell’

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Compact and vigorous, Camellia ‘Lady Campbell’ is an eye-catching Japanese camellia with masses of medium-sized, bright red, rose-form flowers, 3-4 in. wide (7-10 cm) in late season (March – May in the Northern Hemisphere; August – October in the Southern Hemisphere). The blooms contrast beautifully with the evergreen foliage of oval, glossy, dark green leaves. 

  • This shrub has an upright, bushy form and grows up to 6-7 ft. tall and wide (180-210 cm)
  • A part shade to full shade lover, this plant is best grown in consistently moist, acidic, organically richwell-drained soils. Provide a site sheltered from cold, dry winds as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds. Protect from early morning sun and from direct hot summer afternoon sun.
  • Camellias are susceptible to some viruses and fungal diseases including leaf spots, anthracnose, black mold, petal blight, canker and root rot. Watch also for aphids, planthoppers and spider mites.
  • Mass in mixed shrub borders for dramatic winter blooms. Great flowering shrub for woodland gardens or as screen and hedge. Perfect as a specimen plant and may be effectively grown in tubs or large containers.
  • Apply a root mulch (leaves or shredded bark)
  • Prune after flowering. Prune to thin branching and to control size and shape.

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 - 9
Heat Zones 7 - 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Theaceae
Genus Camellia
Common names Japanese Camellia, Camellia
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 6' - 7'
(180cm - 210cm)
Spread 6' - 7'
(180cm - 210cm)
Spacing 72" - 84"
(180cm - 210cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Full Shade
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Hedges And Screens, Patio And Containers, Wall-Side Borders, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Japanese Garden, Traditional Garden
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Camellia x williamsii ‘E.G. Waterhouse’
Camellia x williamsii ‘Les Jury’

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 - 9
Heat Zones 7 - 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Theaceae
Genus Camellia
Common names Japanese Camellia, Camellia
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 6' - 7'
(180cm - 210cm)
Spread 6' - 7'
(180cm - 210cm)
Spacing 72" - 84"
(180cm - 210cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Full Shade
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Hedges And Screens, Patio And Containers, Wall-Side Borders, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Japanese Garden, Traditional Garden
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