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CAMELLIA 'Quintessence'


Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
1 year £12.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
2 year £20.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined

 

  • Evergreen - bright green leaves 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - slower-growing, spreading shrub
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - hand-pollinated hybrid. C. japonica seedling x C. lutchuensis. New Zealand. JC Lesnie, Manakau.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Camellias -
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - 7-petalled flowers to 5cm (2in) across by about 2.5cm (1in) deep with yellow anthers and white filaments
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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 - - light, distinct scent
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • 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 (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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