The spectacular black-red flowers and the dark red colour of the new foliage make this hybrid camellia a must have for containers or the garden. Slow growing but worth the wait! Prefers sun to semi shade and well drained soil. Hardy. Evergreen.
Plant in a free draining Hummus rich soil with an acid Ph. Apply a potash rich fertiliser in mid spring and mid summer. Apply a mulch of chopped pine needles if desired to keep the soil acidic. Water regularly during the growing season. If pruning for a hedge do so after flowering. Fertilise with Texture Plants 12 month planting food once a year.