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Camellia hybrida Sweet Jane

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia hybrida Sweet Jane TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Pendulous, Shrub Like

Description:
Camellia Sweet Jane has a small informal double pink flower fading to a light pink centre. It has small shiny dark green foliage throughout the year. With the flowers appearing from late winter through to spring, it is more suited to a semi-shaded position, protected from hot afternoon sun. A vigorous grower with a pendulous form, growing to around 2m-3m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Mites, Petal Blight, Scale, Sooty Mould, Thrips, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained, humus rich soil with ph 5.5 - 6.5. Full sun to semi shade, mulch well as Camellias are shallow rooted. Prune after flowering if required. Fertilise with a Camellia specific slow release fertiliser late summer. Water well in dry periods.

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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