• Evergreen
    Dull green leaves 8-10 cms (3½-4in) long, glossy green below with distinctive veining.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Bright rose-madder pink, shading to pale pink near the centres. Bright yellow stamens
  • Height
    To 10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree
  • 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)
    Borderline
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA 'Captain Rawes'

 
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
3 year £40.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    China. Possibly brought back by East Indiaman skipper Captain Rawes in 1820.
  • Camellia Types
    Reticulata
    Camellia reticulata (syn. C. heterophylla) is a species of Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
    To loose peony. 14-17cm (5½-6½in) 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
Jan
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Oct
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Dec
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
to 10m (33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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