Camellia japonica 'San Dimas'
Camellia japonica 'San Dimas' is an attractive dense, upright shrub which is grown for its superb display of semi-double, dark red flowers in spring.
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Grown for its superb display of semi-double, dark red flowers, Camellia japonica 'San Dimas' is an attractive dense, upright shrub. The colourful flowers stand out very well against the dark green, glossy leaves.
Eye-catching shrub for spring interest in a border and will grow well in a container filled with ericaceous compost.
- Position: Full sun or shade (avoid east facing areas)
- Soil: Neutral or preferably acid soil. In chalky areas, Camellia japonica 'San Dimas' can be grown in a large container with ericaceous compost.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: March - April.
- Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
- Habit: Camellia japonica 'San Dimas' grows to be a rounded, medium sized shrub.
- Height: 2 m (6 ft) - 2.5 m (8 ft)
- Spread: 2 m (6 ft)
- Pruning: Prune Camellia japonica 'San Dimas' to shape if required after flowering but before new growth begins in spring.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade, Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
- Growing Conditions
- Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Acid
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Flowers in Spring, Suitable for Containers