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PlantFiles: Camellia, Hybrid Camellia
Camellia 'Dr. Clifford R. Parks'

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Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Dr. Clifford R. Parks
Additional cultivar information: (C. reticulata x C. japonica)

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:
Red
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive moparman On Jan 16, 2012, moparman from Leary, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

This variety is classified as a 'reticulata' camella by American Camellia Society and it's official name is 'Dr. Clifford Parks'. I have a 12 foot high tree that is glorious when it is covered in blooms in the spring. My zone is 7b.

Regional...

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

Texarkana, Texas



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