October Magic® Ruby™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua ‘Green 02-003’ PP24538 Home » The Collection » October Magic® Ruby™ Brilliant, Christmas red, fully double blooms decorate the deep olive green, super glossy foliage on this compact plant. Ruby has the dense semi-dwarf nature of ‘Shi-Shi-Gashira’ but a softer appearance in the landscape. Blooms heavily throughout fall.
October Magic® Ruby™ Camellia
October Magic® Ruby™ Camellia Closeup
Feature Brilliant, Christmas red, fully double blooms in fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F USDA Zones 7-9
Sunset Zones
Special Features Compact habit
Landscape Use Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass planting, Privacy Planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Fall
Dimensions 3-4' H x 4-5' W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Fertilize throughout growing season
Pruning Prune in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants

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