October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Green 08-052' PPAF Home » The Collection » October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™ Our October Magic® Camellias were bred for improved habit (so less pruning), and more flowers. Crimson 'n' Clover is a strong upright grower, perfect for screening or as a focal plant. Glossy dark green evergreen foliage with deep crimson-red flowers from fall into winter.
October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™ Camellia
Feature Deep crimson-red blooms from fall into winter
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F USDA zones 7–10
Sunset Zones 4–9, 12, 14–24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Fall Blooming, Upright Habit
Landscape Use Accent, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Hedge, Privacy Planting, Woodland Garden
Exposure Part sun to shade
Flowering Season Fall
Dimensions 10–12 ft H x 6–8 ft W
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Feed with acid fertilizer in late winter
Pruning Prune in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in part sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • plant 1–2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • water deeply to settle; add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1–2” deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem
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