Camellia: Laura Walker Latin Name: camellia japonica 'laura walker'
The Basics This evergreen shrub blooms during late fall until early spring. Its blossoms are pink surrounded by dark green foliage. It reaches 6-10 feet tall (6-10 feet wide) and is ideal as a hedge or an accent plant.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat Soil Conditions: Prefers well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-10
The Care This evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Mulching is recommended to detour weeds, keep the moisture content high, and temperatures low. Shear annually to maintain desired shape.