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CAMELLIA

1 year old plants
All £9.50 each, any 3 for £24.00 or any 5 for £35.00

2 year old plants
All £18.50 each, any 3 for £45.00 or any 5 for £65.00


CODES
J = japonica
S = sasanqua
R = reticulata
W = x williamsii
Sp = species

Sizes and varieties available change throughout the year. For up to date availability see website. Please do specify substitutes if and where you can. Some varieties flower in OCT-NOV, others go on from JAN-MAY.

Genus of over 250 species of long-lived, elegant, evergreen shrubs and small trees, 1-20m (3-65ft) tall, from areas of acid soil in woodland areas from northern India and the Himalayas to China and Japan and south to northern Indonesia, Java and Sumatra. They usually have bold, glossy leaves and flowers in shades of white, pink, red or yellow. Some are fragrant.

Economically important in the subcontinent of India and Asia, the leaves of C. sinensis are processed for the beverage tea and C. oleifera produces tea seed oil used for cooking. The UK climate is suitable for camellia and "grow your own" tea is becoming popular, especially the green variety with its high level of antioxidants. C. sinensis var. sinensis is the China tea and C. sinensis var. assamica the Indian version.

Cultivated in the gardens of China and Japan for centuries before they were seen in Europe, varieties were brought in in the late 18th century by the British East India Company as the tea trade flourished.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Shrubs or small trees
  • Red
  • Height
    Up to 15m (50ft)
  • Spread
    Up to 5m (15ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Open-growing shrub. Produces flowers to 17cm (7in) across
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    China
  • Camellia Types
    Reticulata
    Camellia reticulata (syn. C. heterophylla) is a species of Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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Camellia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Camellia - Care Guide
Camellia - Hybridisation
Camellias - Background info Videos.
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
up to 15m (50ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  up to 5m (15ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CAMELLIA

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CAMELLIA transnokoensis

CAMELLIA transnokoensis

Species - red buds and a profusion of small white sweetly scented flowers

 
3 year
£35.00 each 
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Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
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CAMELLIA 'Tricolor'

CAMELLIA 'Tricolor'

Japonica. Semi-double white streaked rose and red

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA 'Valley Knudsen'

CAMELLIA 'Valley Knudsen'

ruffled mid pink

 
3 year
£40.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Dawn'

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Dawn'

Species. Very early flowering with semi-double white flowers (small size only)

 
Small
£13.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Yuletide'

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Yuletide'

small red flowers around Christmas time

 
3 year only
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£30.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Virginia Carlyon'

CAMELLIA 'Virginia Carlyon'

Japonica. Large crimson velvet, semi-double

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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CAMELLIA 'Water Lily'

CAMELLIA 'Water Lily'

x williamsii. Formal double, lavender flushed bright pink

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CAMELLIA 'William Bartlett'

CAMELLIA 'William Bartlett'

Japonica. Pale pink with splashes and flecks of darker pink

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CAMELLIA 'Winter's Charm'

CAMELLIA 'Winter's Charm'

oleifera hybrid. Pale lavender-pink, anemone form, scented flowers

 
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Winter's Dream'

CAMELLIA 'Winter's Dream'

oleifera hybrid. Medium pink, semi-double

 
2 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
3 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £18.00 each
£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Winter's Interlude'

CAMELLIA 'Winter's Interlude'

oleifera hybrid. Small or minature sized pink anemone-shaped flowers

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA 'Winter's Joy'

CAMELLIA 'Winter's Joy'

oleifera hybrid. Bright pink semi-double or paeony form with wavy margins

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
3 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £18.00 each
£21.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CAMELLIA 'Winter's Snowman'

CAMELLIA 'Winter's Snowman'

oleifera hybrid. Semi-double white flowers. Vigorous upright habit

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CAMELLIA 'Winter's Toughie'

CAMELLIA 'Winter's Toughie'

oleifera hybrid. Pink semi-double

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA 'Winton'

CAMELLIA 'Winton'

Sasanqua x williamsii. Similar to 'Cornish Snow' but with delicate pink flowers

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £8.00 each
£9.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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