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CAMELLIA 'Winter's Snowman'


  • Evergreen - leathery, semi-glossy, dark-green leaves to 7.5cm (3in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous upright to columnar growth. Produces small flowers
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun - will tolerate sun when fully established. Keep roots cool and moist.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - makes a tall, narrow hedge.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. 1987. USA. William Ackerman, Maryland
  • Camellia Types - sasanqua - Camellia sasanqua (Christmas Camellia) is a species of Camellia
  • Flower Shape - Anemone - Several rows large outer petals with centre intermingled and stamens - slightly cupped, 6-8cm (2½-3in) across. Pale yellow anthers
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Neutral to acid soil
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 
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