Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’

Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’ is from the Theaceae family of plants. It is a C. japonica which is one of the more popular species of Camellias. However, its attraction is in the flowers which are even varied on the same plant. The semi-double flowers appear in a mix of variations of streaks of white and coral pink. Each flower is original and different. Camellia japonica is known as the Common Camellia or Camellia hozanensis or the Japanese Rose. Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’ flowers in spring.

Camellia japonica 'Angela Cocchi'

Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’ can grow to about 2 meters or 7ft. It is a branching evergreen shrub. It has the classic deep glossy oval leaves. Camellias are native to China, Japan, and Korea.

Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’ prefers more acidic soil so plant it away from dry winds in moist but well-drained rich soil in the sun or partial shade, but protect it from the morning sun. Propagate Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’ by semi-hardwood cuttings.

Watch out for aphids, scale insects, vine weevil, honey fungus phytophtora, camellia gall or leaf blight, or mottle virus. The flowers are susceptible to petal blight.

Camellia japonica 'Angela Cocchi'
Camellia japonica ‘Angela Cocchi’

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