• Evergreen
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Mid pink
  • Height
    2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Spread
    1.2-2.5m (4-8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, compact, upright growth
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA 'Valley Knudsen'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
3 year £40.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    C. saluenensis x C. reticulata
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. 1958. USA. H. Asper, California
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Camellias
  • Camellia Types
    Reticulata x sasanqua
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
    To loose peony. 10-13cm (4-5in), or more, across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • 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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May
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Aug
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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
2-4m (6½-13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.2-2.5m (4-8ft)
 

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