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Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 5 - 8 Feet
  • Mature Spread 5 - 6 Feet
  • Growing Zones 6 - 9
  • Use As A Filler In Containers

Camellia shrubs look great in the garden four seasons of the year with their broadleaf evergreen foliage and gorgeous rose-like flowers. Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia has another attribute to delight gardeners. The new growth emerges deep burgundy and matures to a glossy, rich green. While the semi-double, fairy-pink flowers bloom from late fall through the winter. Include Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia in your garden to extend the flowering display and give late or very early-season pollinators much-needed food.

Non-migrating Hummingbirds will happily sip the nectar from Camellias when little else is in bloom. Deer do not often browse on the tough leaves or waxy flowers, making this shrub valuable for locations with high deer pressure. Camellias are very low maintenance and are dependably drought tolerant when established well. The upright and naturally compact growth habit for Just Chill Red Tip™ means pruning for shape is seldom required. Often cutting the flowers for arranging is all the pruning a Camellia needs to look tidy. Camellias are great used as foundation plantings near the house without fear of the roots becoming invasive. They also make lovely specimen plants when situated with other spring-blooming evergreens, such as rhododendrons or azaleas.

Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia Care

Like many other broadleaf evergreen shrubs, Camellia’s glossy foliage and flowering are best supported by low pH (acidic) soil. Soils between 5.0 and almost neutral at 6.5 are acceptable. Ensure that the soil is well draining and is not too heavy in texture. Heavy clay that retains water for too long could cause root rot issues, especially in the winter when the soil is cold. The ideal planting location will have full sun during the winter and partial shade during the hot summer months. Often planting near deciduous trees and taller shrubs will provide these conditions. Fertilize Camellias late in the summer with a granular, slow-release food designed for acid-loving shrubs. This summer feeding should be watered in the soil well. Watering winter-blooming shrubs during periods of heat or drought in the summer will ensure that the flower buds form fully.  

Red Tip™ requires less pruning than older varieties and benefits from light pruning after flowering early in the spring. Camellias bloom on the previous year’s wood. Camellias can be clipped or sheared to achieve a formal hedge or topiary, although flowers may not form. Deadheading can be done to clean up the shrub, but it rarely encourages more buds to develop. Cut the blooming stem back to a set of leaves to keep the overall shape natural.  

Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia Spacing

The mature size of Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia tops out at 8 feet high by 5-6 feet wide. Allow for plenty of air circulation when planting, and place each shrub 5 feet apart on the center. Camellias can be grown in large and durable containers that will withstand being outdoors during the winter. A container for one single plant needs to have at least a 16-inch diameter.

Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 - 9
Plant Type: Perennial
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 5 - 8 Feet
Mature Spread: 5 - 6 Feet
Spacing: 5 - 6 Feet
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Pink
Flower Description:
Bloom Period: Mid-fall into winter
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Green, Red
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Fall Flowering, Winter Interest
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: N/A
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Container Role: Filler
Uses: Containers, Erosion Control
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Brand: Proven Winners
Common Name: Just Chill Red Tip™ Camellia
Other Name(s): Dressed Up Red Tip Camellia
Scientific Name: Camellia x 'FARROWCJRF' PPAF

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addicts Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts always guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy & healthy. However, plant(s) are being shipped through the mail & sometimes accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped, just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note, plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly. 

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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty, whether you're a new gardener or an expert. There are many variables outside of anyone's control that can cause a plant to die. Hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, diseases & pests are all good examples of what can cause plants to die. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all of the unknowns and will replace your plant if something were to happen to it.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant(s). We will cover 100% of the price of the plant, but the warranty does not cover shipping costs. SImply let us know if your plant has died within 1 year of receiving it and we will get you a new one shipped out as soon as possible (depending on the time of the year and availability). We may ask for photos for documentation purposes, but we try to make the process as easy as possible.

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Plant Shipping

Below are some factors we consider when determining when to ship the plants depending on the timing of the order.

Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.


If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
We review what areas the plants are traveling through as well as your location.

Fall into Winter

We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!


Get your order in early to reserve your plants for Spring planting!

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an automated email with tracking information. 

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations