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Kick Off Camellia - 1 Gallon Pot
The 'Kick Off' Camellia is sure to get spring "kicked off" in your landscape with dazzling beauty sporting an abundance of large, loose peony-form flowers with soft pink petals speckled and striped dark pink to red. An eye-catcher that is sure to take the breath away from all who gaze upon it! Get all the details below

Kick Off Camellia - 1 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 1 GALLON POT
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Kick Off Camellia Japonica
Camellia japonica 'Kick Off'

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

The 'Kick Off' Camellia is sure to get spring "kicked off" in your landscape with dazzling beauty sporting an abundance of large, loose peony-form flowers with soft pink petals speckled and striped dark pink to red. An eye-catcher that is sure to take the breath away from all who gaze upon it! Bright yellow stamens peak out from the center offering an extra-added bonus. Perfect for cutting and placed in a vase where they can be displayed and enjoyed inside the home.




Landscape & Garden Uses

A moderate growing Camellia with an upright habit of growth to about 8 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide, Kick Off Camellia can be grown as a shrub or small tree. As a shrub, it is ideal for use as a hedge or background plant, in groupings, and is especially nice as espalier (trained to grow flat against a wall.) When "limbed up" to form a small tree it serves well as an attractive and colorful specimen in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. Great for cottage gardens, cut flower gardens and woodland borders. Also suitable for containers that can be brought indoors overwinter for those who live above USDA Zone 7a, where not winter hardy. Find Your Zone

Spacing:  5' for solid hedge; 10'+ 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, fertilize, prune and water 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 (Winter, Spring blooming)
Height at Maturity:  8-10' depending on pruning
Width at Maturity:  6-8' depending on pruning
Spacing:  5' for solid hedges; 10'+ for space between
Flower Color:  Soft Pink, Deep Pink, Red, Yellow stamens
Flower Size:  3" or so
Flowering Period:  Late Winter, Early Spring
Flower Type:  Semi Double to Double
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Attracts:  Visual Attention
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)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Resistances:  Deer, Drought (when established), Heat, Humidity
Intolerances:  Direct Afternoon Sun, Constantly Soggy Soil



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