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Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson' (Camellia 'Adolphe Audusson')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson'

Other names

Camellia 'Adolphe Audusson'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Adolphe Audusson' _ 'Adolphe Audusson' is a large, compact, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark-green leaves. It bears semi-double, red flowers with yellow stamens in spring.


Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson' is: Evergreen

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Cushion scale , Vine weevil Aphids , Cushion scale , Vine weevil

Camellia petal blight Camellia petal blight

General care

Pruning

Camellias tolerate hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson' (Camellia 'Adolphe Audusson') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m 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. Cold, dry winds and late frosts can damage the buds and flowers.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson'

Other names

Camellia 'Adolphe Audusson'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Adolphe Audusson' _ 'Adolphe Audusson' is a large, compact, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark-green leaves. It bears semi-double, red flowers with yellow stamens in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Cushion scale , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Camellia petal blight

General care

Pruning

Camellias tolerate hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Camellia japonica 'Adolphe Audusson' (Camellia 'Adolphe Audusson') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m 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. Cold, dry winds and late frosts can damage the buds and flowers.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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camelia never flowered

I planted a camelia adolph audusson three years ago, it has grown slowly, now approx 2 ft high. foliage is slightly yellow. Position is probably more sunny than it should be, soil is loamy (clay sub… read more

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