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Camellia japonica

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Grown from my own cuttings 3 years ago.

Camellia japonica | Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13
Plant Size
45cm × 20cm

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Common names

Common camellia, Snow camellia


Camellia japonica (Common camellia). Their flowers will come in single or double varieties in a wide range of shades, red, pink, white, striped, etc. They are easy to grow but are slow-growing and will take many years to reach their full height. The foliage is glossy dark or rich green.


They will prefer a moist, rich and acidic soil in the shade or sun. You may prune after flowering to keep an attractive shape.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage, hedging, border, container. Spring interest.

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13
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