Camellia japonica 'La Peppermint'

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  • Common Name: La Peppermint Camellia
  • Plant Story:

    A gardener's favorite, Camellia japonica 'La Peppermint' features pure white flowers with streaks of red resembling a peppermint candy in the late winter to early spring. Flowers nicely contrast the bright dark green foliage.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Pink,White
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 7-10
  • Height: 5-10 ft
  • Spread: 6-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Mixed shrub borders, woodland garden, or as a screen
  • Leaf: Dark green foliage
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spots, black mold, flower blight, canker, root rot, scale, aphids, thrips, mealybugs and mites.
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Apply a root mulch. Prune after flowering. Requires consistent and even moisture.


La Peppermint Camellia - Additional Photos