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Camellia Jean Morel



Seedlings of c. reticulata 'Mouchang'. Named in honour of Jean Morel, one of the founding members of the SBC and great lover of the reticulatas, who died in 2008. It is a vigorous camellia; the flowers are bright pink, semi-double, large (12-15 cm).Flowering in mid-season.
1.50 (à 10 ans)
-12
1.20 (à 10 ans)
Part Shade / Sun

Use

Indoors: keep the plant inside in a cool room only when blooming, and water regularly. Outdoors: as an isolated specimen or in association with other acid-loving shrubs such as Azaleas, Magnolias or Rhododendrons. Patio or terrace: in a large container, or may be trained against a wall or trellis.

Planting

Ideally in partial shade, protected from cold winds. Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball and half-fill it with an acid compost. Remove the plant from its container and thoroughly soak the root ball. Place the plant (not too deeply) in the hole. Finish adding the compost. Water well.

Maintenance

Water regularly during flowering and dry weather. Add a specialised fertiliser each spring. Takes well to pruning after blooming.

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