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CAMELLIA

1 year old plants
All £10.50 each, any 3 for £27.00 or any 5 for £40.00

2 year old plants
All £21.00 each, any 3 for £48.00 or any 5 for £70.00


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
    Dark green leaves to 11cm (4¼in)
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Bright pink
  • Height
    1m (3ft)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Open, lax habit. Produces flowers 13cm (5in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevil, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. USA. TE Croson, California.
  • Camellia Types
    Japonica x reticulata
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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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
1m (3ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

Buy Varieties of CAMELLIA

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CAMELLIA 'Ada Pieper'

CAMELLIA 'Ada Pieper'

Japonica. pink peony form

 
1 year
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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CAMELLIA 'Adelina Patti'

CAMELLIA 'Adelina Patti'

Japonica. Mottled single pink with white edge often 'sports' white and red flowers on same bush

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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3 year
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£24.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Adolphe Audusson'

CAMELLIA 'Adolphe Audusson'

Japonica. Large semi-double scarlet with red and yellow stamens

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA 'Alba-Simplex'

CAMELLIA 'Alba-Simplex'

Japonica. Large single white with conspicuous stamens

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA 'Althaeiflora Gigantea'

CAMELLIA 'Althaeiflora Gigantea'

Japonica. Scarlet paeony form with deeper centre

 
1 year
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CAMELLIA 'Anemoniflora'

CAMELLIA 'Anemoniflora'

Japonica. Dark crimson, anemone form

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Angel'

CAMELLIA 'Angel'

Japonica. Semi-double white flowers

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £9.00 each
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£10.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
MULTIBUY Any 5+ £14.00 each
£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Annie Wylam'

CAMELLIA 'Annie Wylam'

Japonica. Paeony form mid-pink shading to white in the centre

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
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CAMELLIA 'Ann Sothern'

CAMELLIA 'Ann Sothern'

Japonica. Semi-double soft pink fading to white centre

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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3 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.00 each
MULTIBUY Any 5+ £19.00 each
£24.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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CAMELLIA 'Anticipation'

CAMELLIA 'Anticipation'

x williamsii. Large paeony form, deep rose-pink

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £9.00 each
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£10.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Apollo'

CAMELLIA 'Apollo'

Japonica. Semi-double glowing red, sometimes blotched white.

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Apple Blossom'

CAMELLIA 'Apple Blossom'

Japonica. Single white flushed rose

 
1 year
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£10.50 each 
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2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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CAMELLIA 'Arch of Triumph'

CAMELLIA 'Arch of Triumph'

Reticulata. Wine red ruffled flower. Paeony type

 
3 year
£40.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CAMELLIA 'Arajishi'

CAMELLIA 'Arajishi'

Japonica. (Syn. Beni-arajishi) - distinctive tapering leaves and rose-red paeony flowers

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £9.00 each
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2 year
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MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
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£21.00 each 
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3 year
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £21.00 each
MULTIBUY Any 5+ £19.00 each
£24.00 each 
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4 year
£35.00 each 
CAMELLIA 'Auburn White'

CAMELLIA 'Auburn White'

x williamsii. Large pure white semi-double

 
1 year
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £9.00 each
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£10.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Blood, Fish & Bone
Improves vegetable, fruit and flower quality. Blood, Fish and Bone contains three major nutrients essential for strong and healthy growth.
Only £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
Specially developed organic concentrated seaweed feed for ericaceous plants that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™ Ericoid.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Azalea, Rhododendron & Shrub Fertiliser
For healthy growth and flowering of ericaceous plants, Azalea, Rhododendron & Shrub Fertiliser is perfect for acid-loving plants.
Only £12.00

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