Camellia Japonica Nicky Crisp
Pale lavender pink semi-double blooms with golden anther characterize this compact growing variety.
CULTURAL Part shade. Pink varieties will generally take more sun than white varieties. Well drained, slightly acidic soil. Dense shade restricts flowering. Fertilize in Spring and Summer with a specific Camellia fertiliser or a complete organic fertiliser. Prune after flowering to maintain a compact shape.
Will benefit from twice yearly feeding with specific low ph fertiliser, Scott's Camellia Osmocote slow release plant food.
LANDSCAPE USE Fantastic flowering garden shrubs, very hardy and drought tolerant once established. Suitable for growing in containers in small courtyards or entertaining areas. Plant with other traditional favourites like Azaleas, Pieris and Helleborus.
DIMENSIONS Height 1.5m to 4m
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