Camellia Plants
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Why do my red camellia flowers have white areas on the petals this year

Zone Wellington, NZ | jacobsma added on July 8, 2018 | Answered

It is quite an old camellia bush, and is otherwise healthy. The flowers have not had white areas previously

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 10, 2018

Actually, flowers can "gray up" just like a human! Over time, the flower colors may fade, or develop white spots, and patches. This is completely normal, and will likely continue to do so.

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