• Evergreen
    leaves to 8cm (3in) long, dark green above, paler beneath.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Edged with pink
  • White
  • Height
    To 6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    To 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Strong-growing upright to spreading shrub
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
    When established. Keep roots cool and moist.
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA 'Rainbow'

 
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Any 5+ £7.00 each
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2 year £19.50 each 
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Any 5+ £14.00 each
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Effective as an espalier.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Japan. A selection by Nuccio's Nurseries, Altadena, California.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Camellias
  • Camellia Types
    Sasanqua
    Camellia sasanqua (Christmas Camellia) is a species of Camellia
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    To 7cm (2¾in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
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
to 6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 3m (10ft)
 

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