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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
  • White - with a touch of pink
  • Height - to 9m (30ft)
  • Spread - to 8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub - broad, strong, upright shrub. Produces very large nodding flowers 13cm (5in) or more across.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - for best results grow in a cool greenhouse.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA. Florida.
  • Camellia Types - japonica - The best known of all the camellias, Japanese Camellia (Camellia japonica)
  • Flower Shape - Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 9m (30ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 8m (26ft)
 

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CAMELLIA 'Quintessence'

CAMELLIA 'Quintessence'  >

Very perfumed semi-double minature white flowers. A slow growing, spreading bush
1 year £12.50 each
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3 year £30.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'R.L. Wheeler'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'R.L. Wheeler'  >

Japonica. Very large double, light red
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1 year £9.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Rainbow'

CAMELLIA 'Rainbow'  >

Sasanqua. White edged with pink
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1 year £9.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Red Dahlia'

CAMELLIA 'Red Dahlia'  >

Scarlet-red paeony form
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Reigyoku'

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Japonica. Unusual golden variegated foliage, single red
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1 year £9.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Roger Hall'

CAMELLIA 'Roger Hall'  >

Japonica. Clear red formal double
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1 year £9.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Rogetsu'

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Japonica. White with frilled petal edges
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Rosemary Williams'

CAMELLIA 'Rosemary Williams'  >

x williamsii. Deep pink single
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Rubescens Major'

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Japonica. Crimson flowers with darker veining
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1 year £9.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Ruby Wedding'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Ruby Wedding'  >

x williamsii. Currant-red, anemone to paeony form with a dense upright habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
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2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA sasanqua 'Rosea Plena'

CAMELLIA sasanqua 'Rosea Plena'  >

Sasanqua. Old fashioned original form of sasanqua with tiny pink flowers from October onwards. Compact habit and small curling leaves
2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Satan's Robe'

CAMELLIA 'Satan's Robe'  >

Reticulata. Large semi-double red
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Shin-akebono'

CAMELLIA 'Shin-akebono'  >

Japonica. Open white flowered paeony form. Often very early in the season
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Shinonome'

CAMELLIA 'Shinonome'  >

Japonica. Double pale pink with white spots
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Show Girl'

CAMELLIA 'Show Girl'  >

Pink
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2 year £18.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Silver Anniversary'   AWARD

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Japonica. Very large double paeony form, white
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1 year £9.50 each
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CAMELLIA sinensis

CAMELLIA sinensis  >


Commonly known as: Tea camellia.
Species. The tea plant widely used in tea production. Compact habit and small white flowers
Small £13.50 each
3 year £25.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Snow Flurry'

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C. oleifera hybrid. Double flowered white
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Sode-gashuki'

CAMELLIA 'Sode-gashuki'  >

Japonica. (Syn. Gauntlettii) - very large white semi-double lily form
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Souvenir de Bahuaud Litou'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Souvenir de Bahuaud Litou'  >

Japonica. A rose-pink sport of 'Mathotiana Alba'
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Spring Festival'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Spring Festival'  >

X williamsii. Medium pink to light pink, double
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1 year £9.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'   AWARD

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x williamsii. Single deep pink
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'St Michael'

CAMELLIA 'St Michael'  >

x williamsii. Free flowering single pink, usually out by February
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Strawberry Parfait'

CAMELLIA 'Strawberry Parfait'  >

Japonica. semi-double or paeony flowers with rose-pink petals overlaid with crimson stripes
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1 year £9.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Sundae'

CAMELLIA 'Sundae'  >

Japonica. Miniature red anemone form flowers
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA transnokoensis

CAMELLIA transnokoensis  >

Species - red buds and a profusion of small white sweetly scented flowers
3 year £30.00 each
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CAMELLIA 'Tregye'

CAMELLIA 'Tregye'  >

Japonia. Large single red opening flat
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Tristrem Carlyon'

CAMELLIA 'Tristrem Carlyon'  >

Reticulata. Paeony form, red with central petaloids streaked white
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1 year £9.50 each
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CAMELLIA 'Valley Knudsen'

CAMELLIA 'Valley Knudsen'  >

Ruffled mid pink
3 year £40.00 each

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Dawn'

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Dawn'  >

Species. Very early flowering with semi-double white flowers (small size only)
Small £13.50 each

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