Marie Bracey Camellia
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||6-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||6-10 Feet|
|Shipping Restriction||AZ, OR, TX|
Are you looking to spruce up your yard? Maybe add color and brighten it up? Look no further than the Marie Bracey Camellia. It is an excellent choice for all your landscape needs.
Marie Bracey Camellia Features:
In mid to late winter an abundance of beautiful, bright pink flowers emerge from the Marie Bracey Camellia. With large 4-5 inch blooms, these lacy, delicate flowers put on quite a show for all to see. Mixed with glossy, light green leaves this shrub comes to life. In addition to its beauty, the Marie Bracey also gives off a pleasant fragrance.
This dense, compact shrub has a long blooming season from winter until mid spring. They will reach about 7 feet tall with a 6 foot spread.
How to plant a Marie Bracey Camellia:
The Marie Bracey Camellia is deer, drought and heat tolerant as well as disease resistant. They prefer to be grown in well drained soil. It should also be moist and acidic. Marie Bracey’s grow best in partial sun to partial shade. But they can tolerate full sun exposure.
Ideal sun conditions are morning sun with even shade for best results. The Marie Bracey Camellia is a low maintenance beauty. No matter how big or small your landscape the Marie Bracey will certainly add the right touch.
Be sure to choose an appropriate location for your Camellia.
Planting Time: Plant any time of the year taking care to avoid temperature extremes on either end of the spectrum.
Sun: Part sun to part shade
Soil: Fertile, acidic, moist, but well drained
Watering: When newly planted, water deeply at least twice weekly. Camellias prefer a moist soil, but water requirements do diminish as the plant ages and is able to shade its own roots.
Mulching: Mulching is a great way to keep the roots cool, soil moist, and add nutrients to the soil.
Pruning: Prune after flowering if needed to remove dead and dying branches or correct aesthetic or structural issues
There are many different ways to incorporate the Marie Bracey Camellia into your landscape. It could be used as a mixed border, hedges or for container planting. They are perfect for small gardens. The Marie Bracey are perfect in urban areas with small landscapes. The size of the Marie Bracey makes them a good fit anywhere.