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2nd May 2013

A Chinese species with small white flowers. I have only just got a plant and it is flowering in a greenhouse while I find a place to plant it. I was worried that it might be a little tender but I have been told it is one of the toughest species, which will make it easier to find a space.

25th March 2016

17th March 2018

Originally introduced from the first expedition to China by Ernest Wilson in 1900 and sent to James Veitch's nursery at Coombe Wood.

20th February 2020


  • W. J. Bean, Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, Eighth edition.
  • International Camellia Society online Camellia register, https://internationalcamellia.org