October Magic Dawn Camellia
|Soil Type||Acidic, Well Drained|
|Mature Height||5-6 Feet|
|Mature Width||3-4 Feet|
|Shipping Restriction||AZ, OR, TX|
The October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia is a stunning new fall blooming camellia from the Southern Living collection. The October Magic® series is taking the plant world by storm and receiving rave reviews from professionals and novices alike. You cannot live without Dawn! This compact beauty offers huge, rose-like blush pink blooms with none of the rose maintenance, thorns, or diseases! Did we mention it is evergreen too?!
In fall to early winter soft pink double blooms coat this pretty evergreen shrub. The flowers are huge and full and look very similar to an old fashioned rose. Plant your October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia nearby so you can enjoy the heavenly scent of the blooms. You'll love the show the hummingbirds and butterflies put on dancing around the scented delights as well! The shiny green foliage is a year-round treasure so no bare branches even in winter!
October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia is salt, drought, and heat tolerant as well as disease and deer resistant. They prefer to be grown in well drained soil that is fertile, moist, and acidic. Camellias grow best in partial sun to partial shade, but they can tolerate full sun exposure. The October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia is a low maintenance gem you need in your landscape! No matter how big or small your yard this showy pink autumn bloomer is certain to add just the right touch.
Plant your camellia any time of the year taking care to avoid temperature extremes. The October Magic series grows in planting zones 7 to 9.
While the October Magic series will tolerate full sun, planting in part sun to part shade will offer the best blooms. Camellias enjoy fertile, acidic, moist, but
The October Magic Series is disease and deer resistant, and heat, drought, and salt tolerant.
There are many different ways to incorporate the October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia into your landscape. It can be used in a mixed border or for hedges or mass plantings. Try this gorgeous gem in a container for a distinctive look with loads of style. At 4-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide at maturity these easy to grow camellia stay much more compact that other camellias. The October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia is a perfect focal plant in urban areas with small landscapes. But these exciting camellias shine anywhere! And they are sure to transform your landscape in fall to winter when nothing else is blooming!
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For additional options, be sure to browse our Camellia, Flowering Shrubs and Evergreen Shrubs collections.