Camellia japonica var. quercifolia 'Pink mermaid' (Pink Mermaid fishtail camellia)

Height: 8 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Light: Part sun to part shade. Does best in strong morning sun and afternoon shade or high, filtered light all day.
Soil: Amended, moist but well-drained soil. Appreciates mulch in winter.
Description: Evergreen shrub with an upright, dense habit. Dark green, glossy foliage is fanned at the end, resembling a mermaid’s tail. Large, fragrant, pink flowers with yellow stamens cover the plant in late winter/early spring. Use for screening or as a single specimen. Plant where you can enjoy the fragrant flowers and unusual foliage.

Photo: Suncrest Nurseries
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