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Camellia japonica 'Ruby wedding'

 

Camellia 'Ruby wedding'

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. 'Ruby Wedding' is a compact Camellia with glossy green leaves and ruby-red, double flowers which bloom from late winter to early spring.

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plant Features
  • Camellia Ruby wedding likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Camellia Ruby wedding likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Camellia Ruby wedding is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Camellia Ruby wedding likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Camellia 'Ruby wedding'

Latin name

Camellia japonica 'Ruby wedding'

type

Evergreen Shrub

family

Theaceae

ph

4.5 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Camellia Ruby wedding likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Camellia Ruby wedding is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Camellia Ruby wedding likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Camellia Ruby wedding likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Camellia Ruby wedding is 2.00meters x 2.00meters 2.00 M 2.00 M

Camellia japonica 'Ruby wedding'

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. 'Ruby Wedding' is a compact Camellia with glossy green leaves and ruby-red, double flowers which bloom from late winter to early spring.


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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