Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA JAPONICA NUCCIO'S JEWEL
CAMELLIA JAPONICA NUCCIO'S JEWEL
Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Jewel'
Nuccio's Jewel Camellia
An understory evergreen shrub with a dense, compact growth habit. Flowers are midsize, double, and peony form. Petals are white with wavy pink edges. Stamens are bright golden yellow. Blooms from January to May 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