Camellias are attractive landscape plants with their lovely warm green glossy leaves. And their large autumn flowers, from white, lemon, pink through to reds are a beautiful bonus. Camellias become are quite tough once fully established, making them useful for garden landscaping Melbourne. Camellias are ideal as a feature in your garden, or to provide privacy. Camellia sasanqua with their smaller leaves, and somewhat arching habit, can be espaliered in narrow garden beds. They cope with a reasonable amount of sun. Camellia japonica and some of the hybrids will brighten up a shady area and are best hedged to hide a fence along a side path.
“April in your Garden”, our recent publication in the Wombat Post will provide some useful ideas. Happy gardening while there is still some warmth in the soil.