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Camellia floribunda Pinktastic

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia floribunda Pinktastic FLORPINK,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Upright

Pinktastic is part of a new range of Camellias developed in Australia by Paradise Plants. Perfect for a colourful screen of hedge, fantastic as a feature plants in the ground or in larger pots. The large fluorescent pink double blooms appear early in the season and are prolific. Growth is vigorous and upright. Floribunda camellias can be grown Australia wide. They are tolerant of both heat and light frost, but may need some protection in extreme situations.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Petal Blight, Powdery Mildew, Scale, Sooty Mould, Thrips, White Fly, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Hardy plant with little maintenance required once established if it's basic needs are met. Plant in full sun or part shade. Prefers slightly acidic, humus rich, well drained soils. Feed with a Azalea and Camellia specific fertiliser in spring and mulch well. Prune after flowering. Information and images courtesy of Paradise Plants.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: TBA
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate