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.


AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway'

AZALEA - EVERGREEN 'Greenway'

(am form) very large salmon-pink

 
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£15.00 each 
CAMELLIA 'Burncoose'

CAMELLIA 'Burncoose'

x williamsii. Single pale pink with very compact growth

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
CAMELLIA 'Caerhays'

CAMELLIA 'Caerhays'

x williamsii. Double purplish pink

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
Available from January 2022
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2 year
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£18.50 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'

CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'

Hybrid - early and very free flowering single white flower. Slow growing. Caerhays hybrid. Plants supplied 25-30cm

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
Available from January 2022
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2 year
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£18.50 each 
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CAMELLIA 'George Blandford'

CAMELLIA 'George Blandford'

x williamsii. Early flowering pinkish-mauve semi-double - pæony form

 
2 year
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CAMELLIA 'J.C. Williams'

CAMELLIA 'J.C. Williams'

x williamsii. Soft pink single

 
1 year
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2 year
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CAMELLIA 'Monica Dance'

CAMELLIA 'Monica Dance'

x williamsii. Mottled pink semi-double

 
1 year
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2 year
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£18.50 each 
3 year
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£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Muskoka'

CAMELLIA 'Muskoka'

x williamsii. Large single pink flower which opens fairly flat

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
2 year
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£18.50 each 
3 year
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£21.00 each 
CAMELLIA 'Rosemary Williams'

CAMELLIA 'Rosemary Williams'

x williamsii. Deep pink single

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
2 year
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CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'

CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'

x williamsii. Single deep pink

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
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2 year
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CAMELLIA 'St Michael'

CAMELLIA 'St Michael'

x williamsii. Free flowering single pink, usually out by february

 
1 year
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£9.50 each 
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3 year
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£21.00 each 

BUSH TYPES

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ESCALLONIA 'Iveyi'

ESCALLONIA 'Iveyi'

The most handsome member of this family, originally raised at caerhays castle, with very glossy foliage and waxy white flowers

 
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£12.50 each 
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MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle'

MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Belle'

A hybrid raised at caerhays castle with huge saucer-shaped salmon-pink flowers

 
Seedling
£25.00 each 
Availability yet to be determined
We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
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Medium
£60.00 each 
Available late spring to early summer 2022
Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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MAGNOLIA 'Caerhays Surprise'

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

 
Medium
£60.00 each 
Available late spring to early summer 2022
Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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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
£70.00 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

 
Medium
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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

 
Medium
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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

 
Medium
£60.00 each 
Available late spring to early summer 2022
Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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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'

 
Medium
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£60.00 each 
Large
£70.00 each 
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MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose'

MAGNOLIA sprengeri 'Diva' 'Burncoose'

A deep glowing rose-purple form raised at burncoose by the late head gardener, mr arnold dance

 
Seedling
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£25.00 each 
Medium
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£60.00 each 
Specimen
£80.00 each 

RHODODENDRON HYBRIDS

RHODODENDRON 'Blue Tit'

RHODODENDRON 'Blue Tit'

Dwarf rhododendron. Clear blue

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £20.00 each
£22.50 each 
Available Early Spring 2022
Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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RHODODENDRON 'Bo peep' (pink form)

RHODODENDRON 'Bo peep' (pink form)

Very early cerise pink

 
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RHODODENDRON 'May Day'

RHODODENDRON 'May Day'

Scarlet

 
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£22.50 each 
Currently out of stock, please check again soon
RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'

RHODODENDRON 'Saffron Queen'

Canary-yellow, bushy habit

 
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£22.50 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2021
Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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RHODODENDRON 'Yellow Hammer'

RHODODENDRON 'Yellow Hammer'

A caerhays hybrid with tubular bell-shaped yellow flowers. Normally flowers a second time in the autumn

 
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