Camellias

Camellias

Evergreen shrubs with dark glossy leaves and pretty formal flowers in whites, pinks and reds.

We grow a small range to complement our Rhododendrons, and they like similar soil conditions. Camellias have a much stronger and deeper root system, but some varieties are prone to frost damage during the winter. In cold gardens, select the williamsii varieties which tend to be tougher. Do make sure that roots are well protected from frosts. A good mulch of leaf mould in the autumn is really beneficial.

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Camellia Dr King
Camellia Dr King
(H5) Large semi double rosy red flowers with prominent yellow stamens in the centre. Long flowering in Spring. Strong growing upright habit with dark green glossy leaves. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Best in moist acid soils.
£19.95