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Brushfield Yellow Camellia Japonica - 3 Gallon Pot
A truly unique and rare Camellia, 'Brushfield Yellow' is sure to light up your garden in late winter and early spring with its anemone-form flowers with creamy, antique yellow centers surrounded by creamy-white petals. Get all the details below!

Brushfield Yellow Camellia Japonica - 3 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 3 GALLON POT
Quantity Price Each
1 $68.97
2+ $64.83

Brushfield Yellow Camellia Japonica
Camellia japonica 'Brushfield Yellow'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-9b  Find Your Zone

Note:  For our customers who live and garden north of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 7a, where this Camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

A truly unique and rare Camellia, 'Brushfield Yellow' is sure to light up your garden in late winter and early spring with anemone-form flowers with a mound of creamy, antique yellow center petaloids surrounded by creamy-white petals. The flowers are produced in abundance during spring and stand out wonderfully against the deep green glossy foliage.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 6-10 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide depending on pruning, Brushfield Yellow Camellia can be grown as a large shrub or small tree. As a shrub it is ideal for use as a specimen, in groupings, or as a hedge or background plant in landscape borders and is especially nice as a corner plant or espalier (trained to grow flat against a wall) in home foundation plantings. As this camellia grows taller lower branches can be removed to form an attractive small evergreen tree that serves well as a colorful focal point specimen in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. A fine addition to camellia gardens, yellow theme gardens, Asian gardens, cottage gardens, cut flower gardens and woodland gardens, and borders. Also suitable for containers that can be brought indoors during winter by those who garden above USDA Zone 7a, where this variety is not reliably winter hardy. Find Your Zone

Spacing:  5 feet apart for solid hedge;  10 feet or more apart for space between plants




Cultural Preferences

Camellia adapt well to various soil types however prefer a moist but well-drained acidic soil that is rich in organic matter. Constantly soggy soil is a slow killer. In general, Camellia grows and blooms better in partial shade with some shelter from the hot afternoon sun. Morning sun with afternoon shade or filtered sunlight is perfect. All-day filtered sun is fine.




Helpful Articles

Click on a link below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant and care for Camellias.


*Espalier (pronounced: ih-spal-yay) ...an ornamental shrub or tree that has been trained to grow flat against a wall, fence, or other vertical, flat surface.




Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-9b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Flowering Shrub
Species:  Japonica (Late Winter, Spring blooming)
Height at Maturity:  6-10' depending on pruning
Width at Maturity:  6-8' depending on pruning
Spacing:  4-5' for solid hedges; 10'+ for space between plants
Flower Color:  White with Yellow Centers
Flower Size:  Large, 4"
Flowering Period:  Late Winter, Early Spring
Flower Type:  Anemone
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Sun Needs:  Morning Sun with Afternoon Shade or Filtered Sun, All Day Filtered Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Lower when established
Soil Type:  Clay (amended), Loam, Sand (amended), Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist
Soil pH:  5.0 - 6.5 (Acid to Slightly Acid)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Drought (when established), Heat, Humidity
Intolerances:  Direct Afternoon Sun, Constantly Soggy Soil



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