Camellia COLOUR!

Camellias - Invercargill - Sep

Camellias – a popular plant for centuries. Lovely attractive flowers late winter – early spring, some sweetly fragrant. Also very popular for hedging, creating a lovely tight and formal hedge.

Available now in larger sizes and range of colours as follows;


CAMELLIA ‘setsugekka’ – White Flowering, 35/45lt, 1.5m+ 

The most popular white Camellia, flowering mid-late winter, fantastic hedger and topiary standard.

CAMELLIA ‘transnokoensis’ – Small White Flower, 25lt, 1.5m 

Lovely, newer variety with fine foliage and small white flower late winter, early spring. Creates a neat clipped hedge.

Soft Pinks – White

CAMELLIA ‘Fairy Blush’ – Pink Flowering, 25lt, 1.5m+

Attractive deep pink buds opening to smaller white, sweetly fragrant flower early spring. Also great for hedging.

Deep Pinks

CAMELLIA ‘Spring Festival’ – Small Pink Flower, 25lt, 1.5m  (L)

Popular pink medium sized formal flower early spring – aptly named ‘Spring Festival’!

CAMELLIA ‘Gay Baby’ – Deep Pink Flower, 14lt, 1.5m  (R) 

Striking deep pink formal flower late winter early spring, topiary with a difference!

Deep Reds

CAMELLIA ‘Les Jury’ – Red Flowering, 25lt, 1.5m+

Popular upright form with formal deep, red flower early spring. A great upright hedger.

Interesting CAMELLIA Facts

Camellias are from Theaceae, the tea family native to southern and eastern parts of Asia. Most notably China, Japan, Korea, India and Indonesia”

“Camellias can be found growing at altitudes of up to 5,000 feet. These plants grow best in cool areas, particularly moist, well-drained soil in the partial shade