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PlantFiles: Camellia, Hybrid Camellia
Camellia 'Ashton's Pink'

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Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Ashton's Pink

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
By grafting
By budding
By simple layering
By air layering
By tip layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive diggingit On Jan 26, 2006, diggingit from Chapel Hill, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:

i wanted to add a few details - there's not much "ashton's pink" info floating around. it is japonica "Billie McCaskil" x oliefera. it's an Ackerman cold-hardy variety, Camellia Forest's observations are that it is a slow-grower.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chapel Hill, North Carolina



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