• Evergreen
    leaves 5cm (2in) long, bronze when young, maturing to dark green.
  • White
    Sometimes with a pink tinge on the reverse
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Slow to establish. Slender, arching branches
  • 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

CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
1 year £10.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £9.00 each
Any 5+ £8.00 each
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
2 year £21.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £16.00 each
Any 5+ £14.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024

 

  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    Plants are smaller than similar varieties and slower growing, well worth the wait.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    UK. A Caerhays Castle hybrid. (C. cuspidata x C. saluenensis). Caerhays Estate, Cornwall.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Caerhays bred plants
    Camellias
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    To 6cm (2½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a large border
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    Narrowly ovate
    (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.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • 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
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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Blood, Fish & Bone
Improves vegetable, fruit and flower quality. Blood, Fish and Bone contains three major nutrients essential for strong and healthy growth.
Only £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
Specially developed organic concentrated seaweed feed for ericaceous plants that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™ Ericoid.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Azalea, Rhododendron & Shrub Fertiliser
For healthy growth and flowering of ericaceous plants, Azalea, Rhododendron & Shrub Fertiliser is perfect for acid-loving plants.
Only £12.00

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