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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CAMELLIA

Sorry, but the plant you were looking for isn't available this year. Please try these alternatives.

1 year old plants
All £9.50 each, any 3 for £24.00 or any 5 for £35.00

2 year old plants
All £18.50 each, any 3 for £45.00 or any 5 for £65.00


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 - 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
  • 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
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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
to 10m (33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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CAMELLIA 'Adelina Patti'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Adelina Patti'  >

Japonica. Mottled single pink with white edge often 'sports' white and red flowers on same bush
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Adolphe Audusson'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Adolphe Audusson'  >

Japonica. Large semi-double scarlet with red and yellow stamens
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Alba-Simplex'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Alba-Simplex'  >

Japonica. Large single white with conspicuous stamens
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Althaeiflora Gigantea'

CAMELLIA 'Althaeiflora Gigantea'  >

Japonica. Scarlet paeony form with deeper centre
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Anemoniflora'

CAMELLIA 'Anemoniflora'  >

Japonica. Dark crimson, anemone form
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Angel'

CAMELLIA 'Angel'  >

Japonica. Semi-double white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Ann Sothern'

CAMELLIA 'Ann Sothern'  >

Japonica. Semi-double soft pink fading to white centre
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Anticipation'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Anticipation'  >

x williamsii. Large paeony form, deep rose-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Anticipation Variegated'

CAMELLIA 'Anticipation Variegated'  >

x williamsii. Flowers have irregular white flecking
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

CAMELLIA 'Apollo'

CAMELLIA 'Apollo'  >

Japonica. Semi-double glowing red, sometimes blotched white.
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Apple Blossom'

CAMELLIA 'Apple Blossom'  >

Japonica. Single white flushed rose
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Arajishi'

CAMELLIA 'Arajishi'  >

Japonica. (Syn. Beni-arajishi) - distinctive tapering leaves and rose-red paeony flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Ballet Queen'

CAMELLIA 'Ballet Queen'  >

x williamsii. Large flowered salmon pink paeony or anemone form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Beatrice Michael'

CAMELLIA 'Beatrice Michael'  >

X williamsii. Very pale pink single flowers which open flattish
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

CAMELLIA 'Betty Sheffield Supreme'

CAMELLIA 'Betty Sheffield Supreme'  >

Japonica. Semi-double white with pink border which often sports
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Blackburnia'

CAMELLIA 'Blackburnia'  >

Japonica. Double anemone form, crimson
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Blood of China'

CAMELLIA 'Blood of China'  >

Japonica. Vivid salmon-red with irregular petals
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Bob Hope'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Bob Hope'  >

Japonica. Very dark red large semi-double with a compact growth habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Bob's Tinsie'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Bob's Tinsie'  >

Japonica. Small brilliant red anemone form flower
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Bonnie Marie'

CAMELLIA 'Bonnie Marie'  >

x williamsii. Large pink semi-double with fluted petals
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Brigadoon'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Brigadoon'  >

x williamsii. Very large semi-double, silver pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Brushfield's Yellow'

CAMELLIA 'Brushfield's Yellow'  >

Japonica. Opens creamy yellow, anemone form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Burncoose'

CAMELLIA 'Burncoose'  >

x williamsii. Single pale pink with very compact growth
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Caerhays'

CAMELLIA 'Caerhays'  >

x williamsii. Double purplish pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Carolyn Williams'

CAMELLIA 'Carolyn Williams'  >

x williamsii. Rose-pink single with deeper streaks which opens flat
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Carter's Sunburst'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Carter's Sunburst'  >

Japonica. Double white blotched pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Celebration'

CAMELLIA 'Celebration'  >

x williamsii. Sport of Donation with much larger fuller flowers which are a very deep pink and almost red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

CAMELLIA 'Charles Michael'

CAMELLIA 'Charles Michael'  >

x williamsii. very pale pink, single
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'China Doll'

CAMELLIA 'China Doll'  >

Japonica. Blush white edged coral-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Christmas Daffodil'

CAMELLIA 'Christmas Daffodil'  >

Pale pink anemone form with narrow daffodil-like trumpet
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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