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CAMELLIA

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 - shrubs or small trees.
  • Bicolor - white, pink, red or yellow
  • Partial shade - shelter from cold, dry winds and early morning sun.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - genus named by Linnaeus in honour of Georg Josef Kamel, also known as Camellus, a Moravian( Czech) Jesuit priest, and botanist (21 Apr. 1661 - 2 May 1706). Camellia (with a short 'e' as in 'egg') being the proper pronunciation.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - woodland areas from northern India and the Himalayas, China, Japan, northern Indonesia, Java and Sumatra.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Camellias -
  • Flower Shape - Anemone - Several rows large outer petals with centre intermingled and stamens
  • Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Formal double - Multi rows of petals in a symmetrical shape, no stamen showing
  • Paeony - Mass mixed irregular petals, with or without stamens
  • Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
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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

Buy Varieties of CAMELLIA

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CAMELLIA 'Commander Mulroy'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Commander Mulroy'  >

White formal double flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Conspicua'

CAMELLIA 'Conspicua'  >

Japonica. Double carmine-red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'  >

Hybrid - early and very free flowering single white flower. Slow growing. Caerhays hybrid. Plants supplied 25-30cm
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
£21.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Cornish Spring'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Cornish Spring'  >

A C.cuspidata cross with single bright pink flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Dear Jenny'

CAMELLIA 'Dear Jenny'  >

Japonica. White semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Debbie'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Debbie'  >

x williamsii. Very full double paeony, flowers deep pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Debutante'

CAMELLIA 'Debutante'  >

Japonica. Light pink paeony form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Desire'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Desire'  >

Japonica. Pale pink edged deeper pink, formal double
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'Devonia'

CAMELLIA 'Devonia'  >

Japonica. Single white, cup-shaped flower
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Dona Herzilia de Freitas Magalhaes'

CAMELLIA 'Dona Herzilia de Freitas Magalhaes'  >

Japonica. Deep red with violet shade, semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Donation'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Donation'  >

x williamsii. Large semi-double silvery pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Donnan's Dream'

CAMELLIA 'Donnan's Dream'  >

Japonica. formal double, white shaded pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Available again from March 2022 - New stock in early spring.

CAMELLIA 'Drama Girl'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Drama Girl'  >

Japonica. Very large red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Dr Burnside'

CAMELLIA 'Dr Burnside'  >

Japonica. Very dark red paeony form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Doctor Clifford Parks'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Doctor Clifford Parks'  >

Reticulata x japonica. Large red anemone form
3 year £40.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'Dream Time'

CAMELLIA 'Dream Time'  >

Japonica. Semi-double, blush pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Duchess Decazes'

CAMELLIA 'Duchess Decazes'  >

Japonica. Soft pink paeony form edged and veined white
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'E.G. Waterhouse'

CAMELLIA 'E.G. Waterhouse'  >

x williamsii. Formal double silvery pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'E.T.R. Carlyon'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'E.T.R. Carlyon'  >

x williamsii. White, semi-double to rose form. Profuse flowerer
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Elegans'

CAMELLIA 'Elegans'  >

Japonica. Large pink anemone flowered
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 'Elegant Beauty'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Elegant Beauty'  >

x williamsii. Deep rose-pink anenome form
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Elsie Jury'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Elsie Jury'  >

x williamsii. Double mauve pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Emperor of Russia'

CAMELLIA 'Emperor of Russia'  >

Japonica. Very brilliant red paeony form with twisted inner petals
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
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2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Extravaganza'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Extravaganza'  >

Japonica. Huge white vividly marked and striped light red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Faith'

CAMELLIA 'Faith'  >

Japonica. Rose-pink flowers sometimes slightly variegated white

CAMELLIA 'Firebird'

CAMELLIA 'Firebird'  >

Japonica. Vivid scarlet semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Fragrant Pink'

CAMELLIA 'Fragrant Pink'  >

Paeony form with deep pink flowers which smell like Osmanthus
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Francie L'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Francie L'  >

Reticulata x williamsii. Very large rose-pink flowers, semi-double
3 year £40.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CAMELLIA 'Francis Hanger'

CAMELLIA 'Francis Hanger'  >

Single white with undulated leaves
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'Frosty Morn'

CAMELLIA 'Frosty Morn'  >

Japonica. Large white anemone to paeony form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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