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Camellia 'Spring Festival' (Camellia 'Spring Festival')

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 'Spring Festival'

Other names

Camellia 'Spring Festival'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Festival' _ 'Spring Festival' is a large, evergreen shrub with dark-green, glossy leaves. It bears small, semi-double, pink or pale-pink flowers in spring.


Camellia 'Spring Festival' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink, Pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-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.

General care

Pruning

Camellias tolerate hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Camellia 'Spring Festival' (Camellia 'Spring Festival') 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. 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 'Spring Festival'

Other names

Camellia 'Spring Festival'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Festival' _ 'Spring Festival' is a large, evergreen shrub with dark-green, glossy leaves. It bears small, semi-double, pink or pale-pink flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink, Pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Diseases

May be susceptible to a virus.

General care

Pruning

Camellias tolerate hard pruning.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Camellia 'Spring Festival' (Camellia 'Spring Festival') 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. 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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