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Camellia japonica 'Laurie Bray'

Camellia japonica 'Laurie Bray' (Camellia 'Laurie Bray')

is a small wide fully hardy perennial evergreen shrub with pink flowers in early Spring, late Winter and mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are rose shaped.
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It looks best in Spring and Winter.

Soil

Camellia japonica 'Laurie Bray' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 7 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.

Growth

This is a conical shrub has an ultimate height of 2.5m / 8.2ft and spread of 2m / 6.6ft. It can take 16-20 years to reach its ultimate height.

Leaves

It has green leaves. They are aristate in shape.

Exposure

The plant prefers a sheltered situation.

Uses

Arbor or trellis, city courtyard garden, container plant, cottage informal garden, flowering shrub, low maintenance, mixed shrub border and wall side.

Progagation

Propagation techniques include cuttings.

-17°C / 1.4F 5 to 7 16-20 years 2.5m / 8.2ft 2m / 6.6ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Camellia
Specific epithet ? japonica
Cultivar ?Laurie Bray
Common names
Camellia 'Laurie Bray' (Ireland)
IPNI details on Camellia japonica 'Laurie Bray'
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