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CAMELLIA x vernalis 'Dawn'


 

Available from January 2022 - Awaiting new stock
Small £13.50 each 

Delivery Information Available from January 2022
  • Evergreen - dark green leaves.
  • White
  • Height - 2-5m (6½-16ft)
  • Spread - 1-4m (3-13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn. 'Ginryû' (Silver Dragon). Has been used as parent for sasanqua hybrids.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - Japan
  • Burncoose Specialities - Camellias -
  • Camellia Types - species -
  • Core Plants - Camellia -
  • Flower Shape - Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens - 6-8cm (2½-3in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
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Camellia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Camellia - Care Guide
Camellia - Hybridisation
Camellia sasanqua - Care Guide & Videos
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
2-5m (6½-16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-4m (3-13ft)
 

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