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Camellia 'Preston Rose'

3rd April 2009

The flowers are quite variable, but this is one of the better ones, pale pink with darker veins. In the sunlight there is a salmon tinge to the flowers. This is one of the 'lost' Camellias in the garden. I planted it twenty-five years ago and then lost the label (there will be one burried underneath it, but it is too big to lift the shrub now).
Fortunately, I found the records of what I was growing back then, and arrived at a name.

18th March 2012

11th March 2015

A very old cultivar, believed to have originated in France.

4th February 2019