Camellia japonica 'Kerguelen'

Hardiness : hardy (-10°C)

Foliage : evergreen

Position : partial shade

Seasons of interest : spring

Seasons of interest : winter

Seasons of interest : all year long

 

The camelia with variegated foliage, decorative all year long.

Description

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.

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.

Trophies

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

Wholesale

FRANCE

Pépinières NICOLANDES

Pépinières RENAULT


EUROPE

Viveros RIO TOLLO s.l.  Tollo, 47 GOIAN 36750 TOMINO (Pontevedra) (E)  https://www.facebook.com/ViveirosRioTollo/

NEW PLACE NURSERIES  London Road Pulborough WEST SUSSEX RH20 1AT (GB)  www.npnurseries.co.uk/

PLANTIPP BV  Brunel 21 3401 LJ Ijsselstein (NL)  https://www.plantipp.eu/

Data sheet

Selected by
Pépinières STERVINOU
PBR / European PBR
EU 23331
Width
1,20 m
Height
1,50 m
Habit
branched
compact
erect
Hardiness
hardy (-10°C)
Foliage colour
variegated
Foliage
evergreen
Flowering colour
pink
Flowering period
spring
winter
Soil
Acid soil (or mixed: 25 % peat, 50 % soil for ericacious plants, 25 % soil).
Position
partial shade
Utilisation particulière
pot, balcony, terrace
Seasons of interest
all year long
spring
winter

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