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Camellia Madame de Strekaloff in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Camellia japonica 'Madame de Strekaloff'

 

Camellia 'Madame de Strekaloff'

Camellia are evergreen shrubs which can be spreading or upright with shiny deep green leaves bearing lovely single or double white, pink, red or even bi-coloured flowers from late winter to mid spring. 'Madame de Strekaloff' is a bushy, evergreen shrub, valued for luxuriant rich green foliage and soft pink, peony-form flowers with deeper flecks.

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plant Features
  • Camellia Madame de Strekaloff likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Camellia Madame de Strekaloff likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Camellia Madame de Strekaloff is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Camellia Madame de Strekaloff likes free draining

    Free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Camellia 'Madame de Strekaloff'

Latin name

Camellia japonica 'Madame de Strekaloff'

type

Evergreen Shrub

family

Theaceae

ph

4.5 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Camellia Madame de Strekaloff likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Camellia Madame de Strekaloff is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Camellia Madame de Strekaloff likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Camellia Madame de Strekaloff likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Camellia Madame de Strekaloff is 1.50meters x 2.00meters 1.50 M 2.00 M

Camellia japonica 'Madame de Strekaloff'

Camellia are evergreen shrubs which can be spreading or upright with shiny deep green leaves bearing lovely single or double white, pink, red or even bi-coloured flowers from late winter to mid spring. 'Madame de Strekaloff' is a bushy, evergreen shrub, valued for luxuriant rich green foliage and soft pink, peony-form flowers with deeper flecks.


Planting Outdoors

From Late Autumn TO Early Spring

Plant container grown plants in late autumn or early spring. If growing in a container use ericaceous compost.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 

Propagation by seed

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Sometimes seed pods will form after flowering and they can be dried and planted under glass in ericaceous compost

 

Flowering Season

From Late Winter TO Mid Spring

Lovely single or double white, pink, red or even bi-coloured flowers from late winter to early spring.

 
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