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wtwitchell6969

Started our garden in 2018 early January learning fast everyday oh and becoming very addictive.lives in Wiltshire

Camellia japonica 'Doctor King'

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lilybee

#colour Definitely fits the # Wayne, it's beautiful.

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wtwitchell6969

Morning all the biggest bud is opening I’m so excited I’m sad lol 😜😜😜💐💐☕️☕️

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anges

Morning ☺

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lilybee

Looks a great colour Wayne. 😍

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wtwitchell6969

Morning ange morning @lilybee I love them

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wtwitchell6969

Can’t believe it’s in bud so happy

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godfreye

That’s a lovely looking healthy plant Wayne🤗

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wtwitchell6969

Any advice on any new plants I would appreciate. Cheers all

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ublaszko

Make sure it's in ericaceous compost and keep moist at all times. ☺ It sets buds for next year in August and September so you need to water it consistently then. I just love camellias 😍😍😍

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wtwitchell6969

It has buds on it now big ones

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awomanonabike

Fab! I saw them in Morrison’s the other day and I’m not sure I’m going to be able to stop myself... As Urszula says and also make sure it isn’t going to get early morning sun (ie don’t plant east facing) or the buds will be damaged after frosts by thawing too quickly @ublaszko

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ublaszko

I didn't even remember the sun part because my garden doesn't get sun at all at this time of the year. 😅 @awomanonabike

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awomanonabike

😂😂 I know the feeling! My front garden gets it first thing for an hour or two but that’s all @ublaszko

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ublaszko

You can feed it and prune it after flowering when you see the new foliage appear. Best to prune camellias while they're young to control their size. They can be pruned when mature but it takes them longer to recover.

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ublaszko

I get morning sun in the front garden but there's only a narrow strip of soil in front of the bay window. The back garden doesn't get sun between November and March. @awomanonabike

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wtwitchell6969

Um our garden is south east facing but luckily we get some shade from neighbours

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wtwitchell6969

Becky and me have been flat out today planting etc.

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