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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

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 'Lady Clare'

CAMELLIA 'Lady Clare'  >

Japonica. Large semi-double pink with spreading habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Lady de Saumarez'

CAMELLIA 'Lady de Saumarez'  >

Japonica. Sport of C. 'Tricolor' with single red blooms.
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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 'Lady's Maid'

CAMELLIA 'Lady's Maid'  >

X williamsii. Light orchid-pink, semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Laura Boscawen'

CAMELLIA 'Laura Boscawen'  >

X williamsii. Anemone form. Rich pink with broad cushion of petaloids
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Lemon Drop'

CAMELLIA 'Lemon Drop'  >

Japonica. Small white semi-double flowers with a lemon centre
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Les Jury'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Les Jury'  >

X williamsii. Pillar-box red with bronze new growth
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Little Bit'

CAMELLIA 'Little Bit'  >

Japonica. Distinctive red anemone centred, sometimes with white stripes
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Lulu Belle'

CAMELLIA 'Lulu Belle'  >

Japonica. White. Large-flowered semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Magnoliiflora'

CAMELLIA 'Magnoliiflora'  >

Japonica. Hose-in-hose semi-double blush pink. Petals curve outwards
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Margaret Davis'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Margaret Davis'  >

Japonica. White formal double with pink picotee edge
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 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 'Margaret Waterhouse'

CAMELLIA 'Margaret Waterhouse'  >

x williamsii. Semi-double, rose colour
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Marguerite Guillon'

CAMELLIA 'Marguerite Guillon'  >

Japonica. Pink paeony form spotted and streaked vivid red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Marinka'

CAMELLIA 'Marinka'  >

Japonica. Dark crimson anemone form
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Mars'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Mars'  >

Japonica. Large semi-double red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Mary Jobson'

CAMELLIA 'Mary Jobson'  >

Large single pink with a strong scent which is unusual in most camellias
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Mary Larcom'

CAMELLIA 'Mary Larcom'  >

x williamsii. Large single light pink flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Mary Phoebe Taylor'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Mary Phoebe Taylor'  >

x williamsii. Very large paeony form flowers light rose-pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Mathotiana Alba'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Mathotiana Alba'  >

Large formal double white
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Mathotiana Rubra'

CAMELLIA 'Mathotiana Rubra'  >

Japonica. Deep red, very late flowering
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Memphis Belle'

CAMELLIA 'Memphis Belle'  >

Large semi-double red flowers streaked with white
3 year £37.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

CAMELLIA 'Midnight'

CAMELLIA 'Midnight'  >

Japonica. Semi-double black-red with yellow stamens
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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 'Midnight Magic'

CAMELLIA 'Midnight Magic'  >

Japonica. Deep red paeony form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Midsummer's Day'

CAMELLIA 'Midsummer's Day'  >

Japonica. Can carry its red flowers well into June
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Miss Charleston'

CAMELLIA 'Miss Charleston'  >

Japonica. Semi-double crimson
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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 'Monica Dance'

CAMELLIA 'Monica Dance'  >

x williamsii. Mottled pink semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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 'Mrs D.W. Davis'

CAMELLIA 'Mrs D.W. Davis'  >

Japonica. Very large semi-double white with a touch of pink. Drooping habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Muskoka'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Muskoka'  >

x williamsii. Large single pink flower which opens fairly flat
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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 'Nagasaki'

CAMELLIA 'Nagasaki'  >

Japonica. Large semi-double red splashed white
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CAMELLIA 'Narumigata'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Narumigata'  >

Sasanqua. Single white scented
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available again from March 2021 - New stock in late winter/early spring.

CAMELLIA 'New Venture'

CAMELLIA 'New Venture'  >

x williamsii. A Burncoose introduction with a single salmon-pink flower opening flat
1 year £9.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
2 year £18.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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