Camellia April Kiss Shrubs

Camellia japonica 'April Kiss'

Camellia April Kiss Shrubs produce a nearly continuous display of Rose Pink, perfectly-formed, formal Camellia flowers over an extended period from early to late season in our gardens. A long-time favorite with an upright to rounded habit. The contrasting, dark green foliage creates the perfect foil for the rose pink flowers.

Growzone: 6-10

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This Plants Growzone: 6-10
Growing Zone: 6-9
Mature Height: 8 to 10 feet
Mature Width: 6 to 8 feet
Classification: Broad leaved evergreen shrub, Spring flowering
Sunlight: Part Sun to Shade
Habit: Evergreen, densely branched
Flower Color: Rose Pink flowers in very early spring
Foliage: Dark green
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting. Provides unmatched winter interest due to its flowering in the late winter

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Camellia April Kiss Shrubs (Camellia japonica) are a very popular evergreen shrub with small-medium formal double flowers in early spring. Compact, with a moderate growth rate. Great as a patio plant, screen or in a mixed border

Camellia April Kiss Attributes:

  • Later Flowering than other Camellias
  • Evergreen
  • Pink flowers with tones of Red
  • Improved Cold Hardiness to Zone 6
  • Formal Double Flower

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Growing April Kiss Camellia in the Landscape


Camellia japonica and most of its cultivars are considered to be winter hardy to USDA Zones 6-9. Even where winter-hardy, unusually cold temperatures in winter (below 10 degrees F), particularly when occurring as a sudden temperature change, can damage or sometimes kill these plants.

Where winter-hardy, Camellia April Kiss evergreen flowering shrubs should be grown in moist, acidic (5.5 to 6.5 pH), loose, organically rich, well-drained soils in part shade. Consistent and even moisture is important. Avoid wet soils. Plants require protection from direct afternoon sun and wind. Best location may be sun-dappled part shade. Best with a root mulch. Near the northern parts of their growing range, plants should be sited in sheltered and protected microclimates such as near the south side of a home or building. Burlap wraps are sometimes helpful. Plants generally dislike changes in temperature, irregular watering or being moved. Even a change in humidity can cause plants to drop buds. Fertilize monthly in spring and summer. If desired, remove all but one bud from each cluster to increase the size of the flower. Prune immediately after flowering.



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