Debutante Camellia

Debutante Camellia

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Camellia japonica 'Debutante'

A popular American camellia of full peony form, Debutante was released in the early 1900's by Magnolia Gardens of South Carolina.

A medium-sized bloom of clear light pink, it blooms Early to Mid-season Bloomer (February-March).

Suffers leaf damage if planted with Eastern Exposure.  Grows to be a large shrub to small tree.                                                                

*Deer May Browse*           

 Photo Courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 4' - 8'
Shape Upright, Rounded
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark Green
Flowering Season Late Winter or Earliest Spring
Flower Color Baby Pink 
Blooms Double Blooms
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow to Moderate
Sun Preferences Shade to Partial Shade (not Full Sun)
Water Preferences Average:Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone  7 to 9