• Evergreen
    Dense, dark green foliage with small leaves to 4.5cm (1¾in) long
  • Red
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Compact habit. Small flowers become prolific as shrub matures
  • 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)
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Yuletide'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A chance seedling that first bloomed in 1959
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. USA. 1959. Nuccio's Nurseries, California
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Camellias
  • Camellia Types
    Species
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    To 7.5cm (3in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Winter
  • 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
Camellia sasanqua - Care Guide & Videos
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
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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