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Cello ‘Yuletide’ – Camellia x vernalis

Camellia ‘Yuletide’ – Camellia x vernalis

Exotic (Japan) | Morning sun / part shade | H 3m |  bright red flowers winter to spring

An evergreen shrub with small dense bright green foliage. Abundant showy flowers – small, bright red, single flowers with prominent golden yellow states on a dense upright bush – borne winter to spring.

Category / uses:  ideal for screens, hedging, large containers and espaliers.

Position / planting / care:  sunny or partly shaded position. Well drained, slightly acidic soil. Before planting combine soil with organic matter for best results. Keep most especially in hot, dry weather. Mulch with compost, leaf mould or other organic matter to keep roots cool. Do not allow mulch to touch the trunk. May be highly trimmed to shape in spring. Feed in spring with a specific camellia fertiliser or a compete organic fertiliser. Avoid lime.

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