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Camellia japonica Dona Herzilia De Freitas

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia japonica Dona Herzilia De Freitas syn Donna Hertz,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Dense, Upright

Large upright evergreen shrub with shiny dark green foliage and beautiful large, informal, double purple-pink flowers, flower colour can vary with the soil. Flowers appear from Winter through to Spring. Dona Herzilia De Freitas will flower mid-March to mid-September. Great for planting under trees or in a semi-shade position, growing to around 3m tall.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Botrytis, Bud Drop, Caterpillars, Generally trouble free, Mites, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Asia

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

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