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 Betty Sheffield Pink
Camellia Betty Sheffield Pink
(H5) Large double pink flowers with picotee markings and darker veins. March-April. A quality flower set off by good dark green foliage. Best in sun or light shade positions. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Best in moist acid soils.
£19.95
Camellia Brushfields Yellow
Camellia Brushfields Yellow
(H4) Creamy white anemone shaped flowers, with a double centre of tightly ruffled pale primrose yellow. March-April flowering. Height 150cm in 10 years, with compact columnar habit.

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
Camellia ETR Carlyon
Camellia ETR Carlyon
(H5) White, semi-double to double form flowers in spring. Late season flowering in April. A very hardy williamsii type Camellia with a vigorous upright habit. Height 1.5 metres in 10 years. Requires moist acid soil.
£19.95

Camellia Lady Vansittart
Camellia Lady Vansittart
(H5) Pinky-white flowers with deep rose pink stripes through the petals. Distinctive semi double flowers in April. The flowers of this variety can be quite variable, sometimes displaying different colours on the same plant, such as prominent rose pink markings on large areas of the petals. A Camellia japonicum hybrid with compact bushy growth and crinkly, almost holly-like foliage. Height 125-150cm...
£19.95
Camellia Ruby Wedding  AGM
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Camellia Ruby Wedding AGM
(H5) 'Ruby Wedding' is a dense, evergreen shrub,with glossy, dark green, elliptic leaves and in spring, bright red, anemone to peony-form, double flowers. Vigorous, upright bush. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Suitable for woodland and acidic soils. Position in a site sheltered from cold, dry winds and early morning sun as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts.
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Camellia sasanqua Hugh Evans AGM
AGM
Camellia sasanqua Hugh Evans AGM
(H5) A simple seven lobed pink flower with a prominent yellow stamens in centre, flowering in autumn. Best grown in a warm sunny location to encourage flowering. Prune to shape in early spring. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Best in moist acid soils.
£19.95
Camellia Saturnia
Camellia Saturnia
(H5) Magnificient deep red flowers early spring, March-April. Semi double flowers with a few paler stamens and petaloids. This japonica variety is tough with deep green glossy leaves. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Best in moist acid soils, in a sunny or lightly shaded position. Also good in containers .
£19.95

Camellia x williamsii 'Anticipation'  AGM
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Camellia x williamsii 'Anticipation' AGM
(H5) 'Anticipation' is a large shrub of upright growth with peony-form double, deep rose-pink flowers to 12cm across from late winter. Very free flowering from late February to May. Growth is bushy, upright and slow. Ideal for containers and small gardens. Position in a site sheltered from cold, dry winds and early morning sun as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts. Prefers...
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Camellia x williamsii 'Debbie'  AGM
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Camellia x williamsii 'Debbie' AGM
Debbie has deep rosy pink, medium paeony form flowers. Upright, vigorous and very free flowering in April. This is a simply wonderful flower, but it's a difficult plant to grow commercially, and can suffer oedema when grown in glasshouses and poly-tunnels where the humidity is higher than normal. These darker lumps on the undersides of leaves do not appear when grown outside in the garden. Height...
£39.95

Camellia x williamsii 'Jury's Yellow'  AGM
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Camellia x williamsii 'Jury's Yellow' AGM
Jurys Yellow has an Anemone form flower, about 8cm across, consisting of 9 white petals and about 50 cream coloured petaloids in the centre. April flowering. Dense upright growth. Height 125-150cm in 10 years. Best in moist acid soils. Being a williamsianum hybrid, it is hardier than many other yellow varieties.
£19.95
Camellia x williamsii 'Les Jury'  AGM
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Camellia x williamsii 'Les Jury' AGM
Formal rose form shapely blooms of deep crimson red. Flowers over a long period in April. Upright, vigorous, bushy habit. Height 125-150cm in 10 years.
£19.95