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CAMELLIA grisjii


 

  • Evergreen - elliptic to oval, dark green leavesto 8cm (3in) long
  • White
  • Height - 1-3m (3-10ft)
  • Spread - 0.75-2m (2½-6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - bushy, upright shrub. Produces miniature flowers with 2-lobed petals
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leafspot
  • Place of origin - China
  • Camellia Types - species -
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) across
  • 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 - Spring -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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1-3m (3-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  0.75-2m (2½-6½ft)
 

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