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'Dr. King' Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Dr. King'

A light red semi-double flowered Camellia with dark green foliage.

The centre of the red flower is yellow, giving a great contrast and adding some early spring colour to your garden.

The camellia looks beautiful in a mixed border or woodland but does not enjoy strong winds or early morning sunlight.

Native to:
East Asia
Eventual height:
3 m
Eventual width:
2 m
Hardiness:
Full hardy
Sun:
Full-partial sun
Soil:
Well drained, moist, humus rich acid to neutral soil.
Flower:
Red semi-double
Leaf:
Dark green
Flowering period:
February to May

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Maintenance

Low maintenance. Prune after flowering to shape and protect from strong winds. If grown in a container do not feed after August or the plant will be damaged.

Further information

A 1L 'Dr. King' will have an approximate height and spread of 0.2m x 0.2m.

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We’ve been collaborating with the people of Seychelles, who are on the frontline of climate change. We've worked on forest restoration and public education and have even helped fund research into how to safeguard the spectacular native Coco de Mer, which produces the largest seed in the world.

Find out what we've achieved in the Seychelles.





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