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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 - 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.
  • 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 'Rainbow'

CAMELLIA 'Rainbow'  >

Sasanqua. White edged with pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Red Dahlia'

CAMELLIA 'Red Dahlia'  >

Scarlet-red paeony form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Reigyoku'

CAMELLIA 'Reigyoku'  >

Japonica. Unusual golden variegated foliage, single red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Roger Hall'

CAMELLIA 'Roger Hall'  >

Japonica. Clear red formal double
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Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Rogetsu'

CAMELLIA 'Rogetsu'  >

Japonica. White with frilled petal edges
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
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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+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Royalty'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Royalty'  >

Japonica x reticulata. Bright pink semi-double flowers with white filaments
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Rubescens Major'

CAMELLIA 'Rubescens Major'  >

Japonica. Crimson flowers with darker veining
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each
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3 year £21.00 each

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
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each

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
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Satan's Robe'

CAMELLIA 'Satan's Robe'  >

Reticulata. Large semi-double red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Shin-akebono'

CAMELLIA 'Shin-akebono'  >

Japonica. Open white flowered paeony form. Often very early in the season
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
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1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Shinonome'

CAMELLIA 'Shinonome'  >

Japonica. Double pale pink with white spots
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
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2 year £18.50 each
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Silver Anniversary'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Silver Anniversary'  >

Japonica. Very large double paeony form, white
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA sinensis

CAMELLIA sinensis  >


Commonly known as: Tea camellia.
Species. The tea plant widely used in tea production. Compact habit and small white flowers
Free delivery on this item.
Seeds £7.00 per packet
Small £12.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Snow Flurry'

CAMELLIA 'Snow Flurry'  >

C. oleifera hybrid. Double flowered white
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Sode-gashuki'

CAMELLIA 'Sode-gashuki'  >

Japonica. (Syn. Gauntlettii) - very large white semi-double lily form
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Souvenir de Bahuaud Litou'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Souvenir de Bahuaud Litou'  >

Japonica. A rose-pink sport of 'Mathotiana Alba'
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Spring Festival'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Spring Festival'  >

X williamsii. Medium pink to light pink, double
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'St. Ewe'  >

x williamsii. Single deep pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'St Michael'

CAMELLIA 'St Michael'  >

x williamsii. Free flowering single pink, usually out by February
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Strawberry Parfait'

CAMELLIA 'Strawberry Parfait'  >

Japonica. semi-double or paeony flowers with rose-pink petals overlaid with crimson stripes
Multibuy Any 3+ £18.00 each
Any 5+ £16.00 each
3 year £21.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Sundae'

CAMELLIA 'Sundae'  >

Japonica. Miniature red anemone form flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Tregye'

CAMELLIA 'Tregye'  >

Japonia. Large single red opening flat
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
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2 year £18.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Tricolor'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Tricolor'  >

Japonica. Semi-double white streaked rose and red
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
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1 year £9.50 each
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2 year £18.50 each

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 £12.50 each

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Yuletide'

CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Yuletide'  >

Small red flowers around Christmas time
3 year only £30.00 each

CAMELLIA 'Virginia Carlyon'

CAMELLIA 'Virginia Carlyon'  >

Japonica. Large crimson velvet, semi-double
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each

CAMELLIA 'Water Lily'   AWARD

CAMELLIA 'Water Lily'  >

x williamsii. Formal double, lavender flushed bright pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
1 year £9.50 each
Multibuy Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
2 year £18.50 each

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