Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA JAPONICA DEBUTANTE
CAMELLIA JAPONICA DEBUTANTE
Camellia japonica 'Debutante'
An understory evergreen shrub with a vigorous, upright growth habit. Flowers are large to midsize, peony form, and resemble pom-poms. Petals are delicate pale pink. Blooms from October to March in California. Leaves are leathery, dark green, and have finely serrated edges. Can tolerate full shade.
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
Soil needs: acidic, pH 5.1 - 6.0