October Magic® Inspiration™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua ‘Green 97-039‘ PP20566 Home » The Collection » October Magic® Inspiration™ Our October Magic® Camellias were bred for improved habit (so less pruning), and more flowers. Inspiration™ has an upright habit with peony like creamy pink and magenta flowers. New spring foliage color starts out bronzy-red before turning green.
October Magic® Inspiration™ Camellia
Feature White/magenta blooms in fall
USDA Zones 7-10
Sunset Zones 4–9, 12, 14–24
Special Features Year-Round Interest
Landscape Use Accent, Container, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Garden Bed, Hedge
Exposure Part sun to shade
Flowering Season Fall
Dimensions 8–12' H x 6–8' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Feed with acid fertilizer after bloom
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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