October Magic® Inspiration Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Green 97-039' PP20566

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Plant the upright, bushy Inspiration in light shade for best bloom performance. The large double flowers are white with a narrow magenta margin and new spring growth is maroon.


Bloom/Feature White/magenta blooms in fall
Plant Type Shrubs
Evergreen or Deciduous Evergreen
USDA Zones 7,8,9
Zone Detail Hardy to 0° F
Key Features New spring growth is maroon
Use Accent, hedge
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom Season Fall
Dimension 6-8' H x 4-5' W
Growth Rate Fast


Water Regular water
Soil Type Rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil
Fertilizer Late spring
Pruning Shape in early spring

Planting Instructions

water before planting
plant in full sun to part shade
dig hole 3X the width of pot,
backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
water and add more soil if needed
mulch plants