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Dwarf camellia variety

I am looking for a small variety of Camellia that wont get too big and will look good in a small front garden. I am going to put my next Camellia in the ground as I have already killed a Camellia in a pot by accidentally letting it dry out. Nightshade, , Co Dublin Posted: 16/02/2017

You are in Dublin with limy soil, so you will need to address that before planting camellia which needs acid soil.

see: http://www.garden.ie/gardeningskills.aspx?id=542

The Williamsii kinds, such as 'Inspiration' or 'Debbie', are good, not too big and can be pruned after flowering to reduce or maintain size as necessary.

 

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