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October Magic Carpet Camellia

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 7-9
  • Height 3 Feet Tall
  • Spread 5 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun To Part Shade

The October Carpet Camellia is one you need for your fall garden! It produces an abundance of pink frilly blooms each fall when planted in masses for a dramatic effect. It brings in pollinators and birds. This flower will remain compact and is easy to care for. It also provides pest and disease resistance.

Dark olive-green foliage is paired with these unique, fun, pink blooms with yellow centers. The October Magic Carpet Camellia has a long fall bloom season with continuous rebloom. This one has a compact habit, with a height of three feet and a spread of five feet. The October Magic Carpet Camellia is great for uses in containers, hedges, mass planting, privacy planting, cut flowers, and looks great as a focal point.

October Magic Carpet Camellia Care

Care for your October Magic Carpet Camellia is easy but should be followed carefully. Plant in full sun to part shade. Plant in soil that is moist but remains well-drained. It will tolerate varying soil types, but prefers rich, organic soil. Water needs for the October Magic Carpet Camellia are average. Mulch plants for winter protection. Apply fertilizer yearly, in the spring. Pruning can be done to shape early in the spring before first flush.

October Magic Carpet Camellia Spacing

Spacing when planting in masses or when a seamless appearance is desired, be sure to space two to three feet, center on center. For a gapped look, five feet, center on center is desirable.

October Magic Carpet Camellia Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-9
Flower Color(s): Pink
Bloom Period: Fall
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 3 Feet
Spread: 5 Feet
Habit: Compact
Watering: Medium
Features: Disease/Pest Resistance, Attracts Butterflies, Fall Blooming, Rebloomer
Scientific Name: Camellia sasanqua Green 01-006 PP27597
Common Name: October Magic® Carpet™ Camellia
Brand: Southern Living Plants

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