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Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler' (Camellia 'R.L. Wheeler')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler'

Other names: Camellia 'R.L. Wheeler'

Genus: Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar: 'R.L. Wheeler' _ 'R.L. Wheeler' is a large, open, rounded, evergreen shrub with dark-green, glossy leaves. It bears large, red flowers in spring.


Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler' is: Evergreen

Flower: Red in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Erect, Open branches, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Diseases: May be susceptible to a virus.

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler' (Camellia 'R.L. Wheeler') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Flowers best in the shade. Protect from cold, drying winds and frosts.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler'

Other names: Camellia 'R.L. Wheeler'

Genus: Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar: 'R.L. Wheeler' _ 'R.L. Wheeler' is a large, open, rounded, evergreen shrub with dark-green, glossy leaves. It bears large, red flowers in spring.


Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler' is: Evergreen

Flower: Red in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Erect, Open branches, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Diseases: May be susceptible to a virus.

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Camellia japonica 'R.L. Wheeler' (Camellia 'R.L. Wheeler') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Flowers best in the shade. Protect from cold, drying winds and frosts.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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