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Camellia, Hybrid Camellia
Camellia 'Coral Delight'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Coral Delight
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Stanford, California

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 18, 2012, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Camellia Coral Delight (C. japonica C. saluenensis). Very floriferous variety, ideal for milder climates.

Positive

On Mar 11, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

I have not had this Camellia in my garden very long but it is a very good bloomer and the blossoms are vibrant enough to be seen well from a distance in a shady location. It should be a slow grower. Large blossoms.