Camellia japonica Monke

(Swan Lake™ Camellia)

By March 21, 2018
Image of Camellia japonica 'Monke'- Swan Lake Camellia

Introducing: Camellia Japonica Monke

If it was the first day of Spring you could easily catch these showy flowers in full bloom. With a blooming season from Winter through mid-Spring, Camellia japonica ‘Monke’ makes a beautiful statement showcasing its large peony-like flowers. As a moderate grower reaching on average six to eight feet wide by six to eight feet tall, this bush can be grown as a privacy screen or grouped with a variety of colorful perennials.

How to care for the Camellia japonica Monke

The Camellia japonica ‘Monke’ calls for light pruning as needed to keep the desired shape and it is suggested that pruning take place after the flowers have bloomed. With little maintenance required, this Swan Lake™ Camellia is a crowd pleasing bush making a beautiful statement for your future landscape.

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Botanical Name: Camellia japonica 'Monke'

Common Name: Swan Lake™ Camellia

Average Landscape Size: 6-8’ x 6-8’

Plant Type: Evergreen

Bloom Color: White

Foliage Color: Dark Green

Special Features: Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Showy Spring Flowers,