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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
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.

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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