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Camellia 'Adorable' (Camellia 'Adorable')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
2m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Camellia 'Adorable'

Other names

Camellia 'Adorable', Pitardii hybrid camellia 'Adorable'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Adorable' _ 'Adorable' is a vigorous, upright, evergreen shrub with ellliptic to lanceolate, semi-glossy, mid-green leaves and formal double, bright pink flowers in spring.


Camellia 'Adorable' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Spreading

Flower

Bright-pink in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

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.

Virus Virus

General care

Pruning

Requires little pruning. Deadheading and the removal of dead, diseased, or damaged branches should be done after flowering.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Camellia 'Adorable' (Camellia 'Adorable') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant shallowly in fertile, moist but well-drained, acid soil in a shady, sheltered site. Maintain a leaf mould or bark mulch. Protect buds & flowers from cold, dry winds & morning sun. Fertilise in mid-spring & early summer.

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, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Camellia 'Adorable'

Other names

Camellia 'Adorable', Pitardii hybrid camellia 'Adorable'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Adorable' _ 'Adorable' is a vigorous, upright, evergreen shrub with ellliptic to lanceolate, semi-glossy, mid-green leaves and formal double, bright pink flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Bright-pink in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Diseases

May be susceptible to a virus.

Specific diseases

Virus

General care

Pruning

Requires little pruning. Deadheading and the removal of dead, diseased, or damaged branches should be done after flowering.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Camellia 'Adorable' (Camellia 'Adorable') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant shallowly in fertile, moist but well-drained, acid soil in a shady, sheltered site. Maintain a leaf mould or bark mulch. Protect buds & flowers from cold, dry winds & morning sun. Fertilise in mid-spring & early summer.

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, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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