Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA JAPONICA TOM KNUDSEN
CAMELLIA JAPONICA TOM KNUDSEN
Camellia japonica 'Tom Knudsen'
Tom Knudsen Camellia
An understory evergreen shrub with an upright growth habit. Flowers are midsize to large, double, and either formal, peony, or rose form. Petals are bright red with dark red venation. Blooms from October to March in California. Leaves are glossy, dark green, and have finely serrated edges. Can tolerate full shade. Needs acidic soil, pH 5.1 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 12, 14 - 24, H1
Mature size: 6 - 12 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water