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CAMELLIA 'Valley Knudsen'


Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
3 year £40.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • 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
  • 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 -
  • Flower Shape - Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens - to loose peony. 10-13cm (4-5in), or more, across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • 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
2-4m (6½-13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.2-2.5m (4-8ft)
 

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