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Camellia Japonica, Dr. Clifford Parkes

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pot size: 20cm
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Camellia japonica 'Dr. Clifford Parks' is a cultivar of Camellia japonica that is known for its beautiful and vibrant characteristics. Will reach 3-4mt tall and wide when fully grown. 
Foliage: 'Dr. Clifford Parks' displays dense green foliage throughout the year. The new growth of this camellia cultivar has a bronze color, adding interest and variety to the plant's appearance.
Flowers: This cultivar produces large, informal flowers in a brilliant rich red color. The blooms of 'Dr. Clifford Parks' are known for their striking beauty and are sure to make an eye-catching display in your garden. Typically, the flowers appear during the cooler months, which adds a splash of color to the landscape when many other plants are dormant.
Hardiness: 'Dr. Clifford Parks' is considered a hardy and long-lived plant. It can withstand cooler temperatures and is suitable for growing in regions where winter temperatures are not too severe.
Versatility: 'Dr. Clifford Parks' can be grown in various settings. It looks fantastic as a feature plant in a pot, where its vibrant flowers can be showcased. Additionally, it can be used as a beautiful hedge or trained as an espalier against a wall or fence, adding both color and structure to your garden.
When planting 'Dr. Clifford Parks' or any other camellia, it's important to choose a suitable location with partial shade or filtered sunlight. Provide regular watering, especially during dry periods, and ensure the soil remains moist but well-drained. Mulching around the base of the plant will help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.
Remember to prune 'Dr. Clifford Parks' after flowering to maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Regular maintenance and care will help keep the plant healthy and vibrant.
Overall, Camellia japonica 'Dr. Clifford Parks' is a stunning cultivar that can add beauty and color to an evergreen garden during the cooler months. Its attractive foliage, vibrant flowers, and versatility make it a popular choice for both containers and landscape settings.
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