Donation Camellia
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Donation Camellia

Donation Camellia

$119
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  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Camellia X williamsii 'Donation'

 

Camellia Donation is a highly renowned Royal Horticultural Society award winning hybrid in 1941. ‘Donation’ Camellia was developed by Colonel Stephenson Clarke, a British Army Officer. During his travels he collected different species, both plants and animals, and being an avid horticulturist and naturalist, he dabbled in hybridizing. X williamsii camellias are a cross between the japonica and saluenensis families and are particularly more cold hardy than its predecessors. Featuring much more thorough floriferous upright growth habit than that of the japonica varieties, Donation produces double orchid-pink flowers with darker pink veins throughout their petals. Clarke’s contributions to horticulture are vast and his pioneering spirit still lives on at the Borde Hill Garden which he founded. Showcase and carry on Clarke’s legacy while adding the beauty and elegance of this camellia to your home!

 

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting Camellia as they prefer less watering than you might think. In clay soil we prefer planting with pine bark soil conditioner for Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, Azalea.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 10'
Mature Width: 6'
Flower Season: Spring
Sun: Full shade to partial sun
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
9
-6.7 to -1.1

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting Rhododendron as they prefer less watering than you might think. In clay soil we prefer planting with pine bark soil conditioner for Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, Azalea.