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Morning Glow Camellia Japonica - 3 Gallon Pot
A vigorous grower with a dense and upright columnar habit, the Morning Glow Camellia produce an abundance of gorgeous, large, and formal double flowers with rows of overlapping petals that are slightly cupped and porcelain white. No visible stamens. The gorgeous flowers appear mid to late winter and continue well into spring. Get all the details below!

Morning Glow Camellia Japonica - 3 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 3 GALLON POT
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Morning Glow Camellia Japonica
Camellia japonica 'Morning Glow'

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 vigorous grower with a dense and upright columnar habit, the Morning Glow Camellia produce an abundance of gorgeous, large, and formal double flowers with rows of overlapping petals that are slightly cupped and porcelain white. No visible stamens though there is a soft yellow glow at the center. The gorgeous flowers appear mid to late winter and continue well into spring. Perfect for cutting and use in indoor flower arrangements or just float one in a bowl of water.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 6 to 8 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide, the Morning Glow Camellia can be grown as a large shrub or small tree. As a shrub this beauty 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 the plant grows taller lower branches can be removed to form a highly attractive and colorful small evergreen tree that serves well as a focal point specimen in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. A fine addition to camellia gardens, white theme gardens, Asian gardens, cottage gardens, cut flower gardens and woodland borders. Also suitable for containers that can be brought indoors during winter by those who live and garden above USDA Zone 7a, where this camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy. Find Your Zone

Suggested Spacing:  3 to 4 feet apart for a solid hedge;  8 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 (Winter, Spring blooming)
Height at Maturity:  6-8' depending on pruning
Width at Maturity:  4-6' depending on pruning
Spacing:  3-4' for solid hedges; 8'+ for space between plants
Flower Color:  Solid White
Flower Size:  Large, 4-5"
Flowering Period:  Late Winter, Early Spring
Flower Type:  Formal Double
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)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Drought (when established), Heat, Humidity
Intolerances:  Direct Afternoon Sun, Constantly Soggy Soil



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