October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™

October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™

Camellia sasanqua 'Green 08-052' PP30386

Our October Magic® Camellias were bred for improved habit (so less pruning), and more flowers. Crimson & Clover™ is a strong upright grower, perfect for screening or as a focal plant. Glossy dark green evergreen foliage with deep crimson-red flowers from fall to winter.

Sunset Zones

4–9, 12, 14–24

USDA Zones

0°F to 10°F USDA zones 7–10

This plant is suitable for your USDA Zone 8a

October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™ Features

Plant Dimensions

10–12' H x 6–8' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Border, Cottage/Informal, Cut Flowers/Foliage, Garden Bed, Hedge, Privacy Planting, Woodland Garden

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Part sun to shade

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Blooming, Upright Habit, Year-Round Interest


Attractive crimson red single blooms in fall

Flowering Season


October Magic® Crimson ‘n’ Clover™ Plant Care

Water Needs

Medium Water Once Established


Feed with acid fertilizer in late winter


Prune in early spring before first flush


Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

Shop for your Sunset plants

Your zip code 75035 is located in Zone: 8a with an average minimum winter temperature of: 10 to 15 °F.