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Camellia japonica 'April Blush'

April Blush Camellia

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April Blush Camellia is a full-sized evergreen shrub with a rounded habit.  Its glossy leaves stay dark green year-round and compliment the grey bark of its stems.  Large, semi-double flowers of light pink bloom from late winter into early spring which attracts butterflies.  Best blooms occur in partial sun and acidic, well-drained soil.  

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

9’ - 10’

Spread: 

5’ - 7’

Spacing: 

6’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Medium maintenance. Too much water retention can increase susceptibility to fungal diseases, including root rot, black mold, blight, canker, anthracnose, and leaf spots.  Watch for aphids and spider mites.   Yellowing leaves indicate acidity too low. Fertilize monthly in spring and summer. If desired, remove all but one bud from each cluster to increase the size of the flower. Prune immediately after flowering.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized AreasScreening, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Hosta, Astilbe, Forsythia

IMAGES: Photo by David J. Stang, Camellia japonica April Blush 0zz, CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) そらみみFlowers of Camellia japonica 20200329-2CC BY-SA 4.0,(3) juantiaguesCamelia3427 (13907469839)CC BY-SA 2.0, (4) juantiaguesCamelia0060 (4410818640)CC BY-SA 2.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.


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