Camellia

Camellia X Reticulata Leonard Messel

Large clear pink semi-double flowers adorn this relatively hardy evergreen shrub in the Spring. A cross between Camellia reticulata and C. Mary Christian, this plant was raised at Nymans garden in Sussex in the 1950*&s. Prefers some shelter, light shade and a neutral to acid soil. 2.5 m x 2.5 m, but can be pruned after flowering.

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