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Caerhays Bred Plants

A selection of some of the best plants bred and raised at Caerhays Castle Gardens or by Burncoose Gardens over the last 100 years.  These special plants are now widely grown in UK gardens and their ongoing popularity is assured.  The x williamsii camellias come into flower in mid-wiinter, they are extremely tough and amazingly floriferous over an 8-10 week period.

The magnolias range in colour from pink, to purple and reddish purple and are quite exceptional plants.

The rhododendrons are all suitable for smaller gardens and remain as popular today as when they were first bred 60-70 years ago.

You can find out more on the Caerhays website about the breeding and hybridisation in the gardens on camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons.


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AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway'

AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway'

(AM form) very large salmon-pink
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £12 each   £14.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Burncoose'

CAMELLIA 'Burncoose'

x williamsii. Single pale pink with very compact growth
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Caerhays'

CAMELLIA 'Caerhays'

x williamsii. Double purplish pink
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £15.00 each   2 year £17.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'George Blandford'
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CAMELLIA 'George Blandford'

x williamsii. Early flowering pinkish-mauve semi-double - pæony form
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £15.00 each   2 year £17.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'J.C. Williams'
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CAMELLIA 'J.C. Williams'

x williamsii. Soft pink single
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'John Pickthorn'

CAMELLIA 'John Pickthorn'

x williamsii. Darkish single pink with funnel-shaped flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £15.00 each   2 year £17.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £18.00 each   3 year £21.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Mary Jobson'

CAMELLIA 'Mary Jobson'

Large single pink with a strong scent which is unusual in most camellias
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £15.00 each   2 year £17.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Mary Larcom'

CAMELLIA 'Mary Larcom'

x williamsii. Large single light pink flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Monica Dance'

CAMELLIA 'Monica Dance'

x williamsii. Mottled pink semi-double
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £15.00 each   2 year £17.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Muskoka'
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CAMELLIA 'Muskoka'

x williamsii. Large single pink flower which opens fairly flat
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £15.00 each   2 year £17.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £18.00 each   3 year £21.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'Rosemary Williams'

CAMELLIA 'Rosemary Williams'

x williamsii. Deep pink single
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'
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CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'

x williamsii. Single deep pink
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
CAMELLIA 'St Michael'

CAMELLIA 'St Michael'

x williamsii. Free flowering single pink, usually out by February
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each   1 year £9.50 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only

BUSH TYPES

ESCALLONIA 'Iveyi'
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ESCALLONIA 'Iveyi'

The most handsome member of this family, originally raised at Caerhays Castle, with very glossy foliage and waxy white flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £9.00 each   £10.50 each
MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle'
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MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle'

A hybrid raised at Caerhays Castle with huge saucer-shaped salmon-pink flowers
Medium £55.00 each
Specimen £75.00 each
MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Surprise'
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MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Surprise'

A hybrid between M. mollicomata and M. liliiflora 'Nigra' which flowers at a young age and is suitable for smaller gardens. The flowers open a dark purplish-red and fade to mauvish-purple
Large £55.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MAGNOLIA campbellii 'Kew's Surprise'

MAGNOLIA campbellii 'Kew's Surprise'

Large and distinct translucent pink flowers which are paler inside. The original plant grows at Caerhays Castle and was awarded an FCC in 1967
Large £65.00 each
MAGNOLIA 'Delia Williams'

MAGNOLIA 'Delia Williams'

Recently registered this Caerhays hybrid has an absolute profusion of large pink upright flowers fading to pale pink-white
Large £65.00 each
MAGNOLIA 'F. J. Williams'

MAGNOLIA 'F. J. Williams'

A sensational new hybrid raised at Caerhays. Early flowering with a striking deep reddish purple flower
Large £65.00 each
MAGNOLIA 'J.C. Williams'

MAGNOLIA 'J.C. Williams'

A Caerhays hybrid between sprengeri 'Diva' and sargentiana robusta with a most striking and unusual deep red colour which appears on opening almost black from a distance. Flowers at a very young age and is an absolute must for any enthusiast
Large £65.00 each
Specimen £75.00 each
MAGNOLIA 'Philip Tregunna'

MAGNOLIA 'Philip Tregunna'

A hybrid raised at Caerhays by the head gardener whose name it takes. Enormous pink tulip-shaped flowers early in the season
Large £65.00 each
Specimen £70.00 each
MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva'

MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva'

Grafts from the original plant at Caerhays which is now dead. Flowers are rosy-pink outside and pale pink inside, and have a distinct erect habit. 'Diva' is italian for 'goddess'
Large £65.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose'
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MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose'

A deep glowing rose-purple form raised at Burncoose by the late head gardener, Mr Arnold Dance
Medium £55.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Large £65.00 each

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

RHODODENDRON 'Bert's Own'

RHODODENDRON 'Bert's Own'

Highly scented creamy-white flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   £22.00 each out of stock
RHODODENDRON 'Blue Tit'

RHODODENDRON 'Blue Tit'

Dwarf rhododendron. Clear blue
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   £22.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
RHODODENDRON 'Bo peep' (pink form)

RHODODENDRON 'Bo peep' (pink form)

Very early cerise pink
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   £22.00 each
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RHODODENDRON 'Crossbill'

RHODODENDRON 'Crossbill'

Caerhays hybrid with pale yellow flowers tinged red
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   £22.00 each
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RHODODENDRON 'J.C. Williams'

RHODODENDRON 'J.C. Williams'

Good purplish-blue form of R. impeditum. Extremely floriferous and grows to 6 feet
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   £22.00 each
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RHODODENDRON 'May Day'
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RHODODENDRON 'May Day'

Scarlet
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   £22.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'

RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'

Canary-yellow, bushy habit
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £19.00 each   Small £22.00 each Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only

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