Camellia x williamsii 'Debbie'
A cross between Camellia japonica and Camellia saluenensis with masses of vibrant, double, lavender-pink flowers in spring.
A cross between Camellia japonica and Camellia saluenensis with masses of vibrant, double, lavender-pink flowers in spring. It flowers reliably each year and the flowers probably even better than the similar and better known Camellia 'Donation'. A colourful addition to a flowering border!
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Neutral or preferably acid soil. In chalky areas Camellia x williamsii 'Debbie' can be grown in a large container with ericaceous compost.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: March - April.
- Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
- Habit: Eventually a large shrub with a rounded habit.
- Height: 3 m (10 ft)
- Spread: 2 m (6 ft)
- Notes: Prune to shape if required after flowering but before new growth begins in spring.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade, Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Large (3m+), Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
- Growing Conditions
- Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Flowers in Spring, Flowers in Winter, Suitable for Containers