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Japanese Camellia 'Margaret Davis'   

Camellia japonica

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Margaret Davis is part of the Camellia genus and is a Japanese Camellia variety. Its scientific name is Camellia japonica 'Margaret Davis'. The mature flowers are of a Double form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Floral white colour.

Dark evergreen leaves. Beautiful white double blooms tinged with pretty pink.

Margaret Davis grows as an Evergreen and is a Flower. Being an evergreen, it tends to retain leaves throughout the year. Margaret Davis is known for growing with a shrub-like habit to a height of approximately 5.00 metres (that's 16.25 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early spring.

Australia is believed to be where Margaret Davis originates from.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Margaret Davis have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Margaret Davis

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

Garden care: To prevent damage to the emerging buds and flowers protect from cold, dry winds and early morning sun. Water established plants in dry weather to prevent bud drop. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser in mid-spring and again in June. Top-dress annually with shredded bark or well-rotted leaf mould. After flowering lightly trim or prune any branches that spoil the appearance of the plant. Protect container-grown specimens in winter by wrapping with bubble wrap or hessian.1

Plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Margaret Davis is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Margaret Davis from seed

Transplanting Margaret Davis

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Margaret Davis is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Margaret Davis

Japanese Camellia Margaret Davis Etymology

Is named after the founding president of the Gardening Clubs in Australia.