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CAMELLIA 'Two Marthas'
Hybrid Camellia, Two Marthas Camellia
Camellia ‘Two Marthas’ is a hybrid developed by Dr. William Ackerman of the United States National Arboretum and is more heat and sun tolerant than most camellias. Two Marthas has an upright to spreading form, dark green, oval-shaped, evergreen leaves and a profusion of semi-double flowers in the later winter. The color of the flowers is pink, the individual petals are rose pink with dark pink around the edge and in the center is a mass of yellow-gold stamens.
Camellias grow best when planted in well-drained, acidic soils. Most varieties prefer to be protected from strong sun and heat, at least while young. Camellias take a long time to establish, sometimes years and regular applications of water during this period help to produce a strong plant. After establishment, most camellias are moderately drought tolerant. Mulch camellias well to keep the roots cool and fertilize regularly.
9 - 1
7 - 10
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Partial Sun, Partial Shade
6'-12' / 1.8m - 3.7m
3'-12' / 0.9m - 3.7m
Early Spring, Spring, Late Fall, Early Winter, Winter, Late Winter
Clay, Loam, Sand
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Container, Cutflower, Feature Plant, Foundation, Hedges, Screening / Wind Break, Topiary / Bonsai / Espalier
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