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botanical name:
Camellia 'Cornish Snow'
Camellia 'Cornish Snow' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Vigorous, lax evergreen shrub with slender arching branches and smallish, tapering lance-shaped leaves. . Small, single, white flowers, pink-tinged in bud, are freely borne along the branches from late winter to spring.

cultivation:
Prefers sheltered site in sun or shade, and any well drained neutral to acid soil.
Can be trained against a wall, making good use of its lax habit.



other notes:
Caerhays Castle hybrid of Camellia cuspidata x Camellia saluensis, around 1930.

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