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blue toned camellia

Posted by skyblueskies 8b-9 (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 12, 03 at 9:09

Last year, I had a burgundy camellia bloom with stong blues at the petal base of many of the flowers. This year, I saw hints of that, but not as strongly. Can anyone explain why this might happen and how I can encourage it?

Thanks for you help.

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RE: blue toned camellia

Can't explain it but check the acidity level of the soil.
High acid levels will cause "Bluish "strains of roses to be much bluer.

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