Plant Combinations: Southern Romance

Take a walk down memory lane with a charming trio of garden classics.

Soft color and rich fragrance are the hallmarks of this evergreen combination that is sure to spark a sense of nostalgia. But don’t let their old-fashioned charm fool you – these beauties boast modern-day improvements for unparalleled style. With an upright, conical form and dense deep green foliage, October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia makes a stunning specimen in gardens and containers. Complement the soft pink, rose-like blooms with the silvery-green foliage of EverColor® ‘Everest’ Carex, a cold hardy selection with year round interest. Finish the trio with Jubilation™ Gardenia, a re-blooming update on a Southern favorite. Enjoy gardenia’s sweet perfume in a flush of spring blooms and again throughout summer and fall. 


Plant List

October Magic® Dawn™ Camellia

Jubilation™ Gardenia

EverColor® ‘Everest’ Carex


Combination Details

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

USDA Hardiness Zones: 7 to 9

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Fragrant Blooms, Long Bloom Season, Year-round Interest

Design Styles: Asian, Container, Contemporary, Formal, Woodland