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Camellia hybrida Little Miss

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia hybrida Little Miss Miniature Camellia, PARLITMISS,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Upright

Description:
Little Miss is a compact and vigorous camellia with small deep green glossy foliage and small 3cm delicate pink semi double flowers with a bright yellow centre of stamens. Plants will begin flowering as early as February and continue through till the beginning of winter. Although the flowers are small they appear in great numbers giving a floral display that will amaze you. Multiflora camellias can be grown Australia wide. They are tolerant of both heat and light frost, but will need some protection in extreme situations, especially while young.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Mites, Petal Blight, Scale, Thrips, White Fly, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Hardy plant with little maintenance required once established if it's basic needs are met. Plant in full sun or part shade. Prefers slightly acidic, humus rich, well drained soils. Feed with a Azalea and Camellia specific fertiliser in spring and mulch well. Prune after flowering. Information and images courtesy of Paradise Plants.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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