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Camellia Japonica, Midnight

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pot size: 20cm
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Camellia japonica  'Midnight,' generally prefer shaded locations to protect their foliage from burning. 
Foliage: 'Midnight' Camellia features dark green, glossy, and evergreen foliage. The leaves provide an attractive backdrop in the garden and remain green throughout the year, adding beauty even when the plant is not in bloom.
Flowers: This cultivar produces gorgeous blooms of red flowers from early winter to spring. The flowers of 'Midnight' Camellia are likely to be a focal point in the garden, offering vibrant color during the cooler months.
Growth Habit: 'Midnight' Camellia is described as having an upright growth habit Reaching 2-3mt tall and wide, which makes it suitable for creating screens, hedges, or formal garden settings. Its vertical form can provide privacy or structure in the landscape.
Versatility: This cultivar is known for its versatility and can be used in various settings. It can be planted as a standalone specimen, grown as a hedge or screen, or even in containers for a stunning display on patios or balconies.
Sun and Wind Requirements: prefer morning sun but should be protected from the hot afternoon sun. They are generally better suited to shaded locations to prevent foliage burn. It's also advisable to protect them from high winds, as strong winds can damage their delicate flowers and leaves.
Watering and Mulching: Proper watering is essential for 'Midnight' Camellia. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Applying mulch around the base of the plant helps retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth.
Pruning 'Midnight' Camellia is typically done after flowering to maintain its desired shape and remove any dead or diseased branches. Light pruning can also help promote bushier growth.
Overall, 'Midnight' Camellia is a desirable cultivar known for its dark green foliage and stunning red blooms. With its versatile growth habit and suitability for shaded locations, it can be an excellent choice for screens, hedges, formal gardens, and pot plants. Just remember to provide proper watering, mulching, and protection from harsh afternoon sun and high winds for optimal growth and health.
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