Camellia japonica 'Kerguelen'

The camelia with variegated foliage, decorative all year long.

A mutant of the well known variety 'Nuccio's Cameo', 'Kerguelen' has double deep pink flowers with overlapping petals between February and April (mid-season).
Its dark green foliage has pretty pale green and cream markings all year round. The variegation is stable.
It is of average growth and its shape is compact.
This variety is very resistant to disease and insects.
Avoid direct sunlight and east winds.
Attractive all year long, 'Kerguelen' will embellish peat borders and containers with its remarkable flowers as well as its original foliage.

Trophies:

Silver medal at Innovert® 2009 nursery category (Angers - FRANCE)
Second prize in the RUSTICA competition 2009
Bronze medal at PLANTARIUM 2009 (Boskoop - NETHERLANDS)

Position : partial shade partial shade

Hardiness : hardy (-10°C) hardy (-10°C)

Foliage : evergreen evergreen

Seasons of interest : all year long all year long

Seasons of interest : winter winter

Seasons of interest : spring spring

 
Plant details
Width
1,20 m
Height
1,50 m
Position
partial shade
Habit
compact,érigé,ramifié
Hardiness
hardy (-10°C)
Foliage
evergreen
Foliage colour
variegated
Flowering period
printemps,hiver
Flowering colour
pink
Selected by :

Pépinières STERVINOU
PBR / European PBR :

EU 23331
Protection :

European P.B.R - Protected variety, propagation without license is strictly forbidden
Licensed propagators
(wholesale)

Garden Tips
 
Care

Prune in May - June to give the plant a good shape. Keep an eye on the watering from April to September.
Use a classique soil for eracacious plants as a fertilizer in the spring.

 

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