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Camellia 'Preston Rose'



Archive entry 08.01.17

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.