CAMELLIA: MARIE BRACEY
LATIN NAME: CAMELLIA JAPONICA 'MARIE BRACEY'
This evergreen shrub blooms during late fall until early spring. Its blossoms are pink surrounded by dark green foliage. It reaches 6-10 feet tall (6-10 feet wide) and is ideal as a hedge or an accent plant.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-9
This evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Mulching is recommended to detour weeds, keep the moisture content high, and temperatures low. Shear annually to maintain desired shape.