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Camellia japonica Takanini

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia japonica Takanini TBA
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

The anemone form flowers are deep wine red 8cm in size turning bluish purple in cold weather. A quick growing upright habit with dark green leaves flowering over a very long season. Miniature Hybrid 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. Uses- Informal screening, Feature shrub, Container displays, Topiary, Bird Attracting, Borders, Containers, Exotic, Fragrance, Hedging, Scented Flowers, Screening, Shrubs, Standard, Topiary.

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

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

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

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

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: Red
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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