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Camellia x williamsii 'Clarrie Fawcett'
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growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
part shade, shade
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Freely produced semi-double, pale pink flowers with a boss of golden stamens. Good rich dark green foliage.
Similar to the related cultivar C. x willianmsii 'Margaret Waterhouse'.
Moist, well drained, humus-rich, acid soil in a shaded position sheltered from cold, drying winds. Flower buds may be damaged by frost, especially if exposed to morning sunlight. Well suited to British climate conditions.
By leaf-bud or semi-ripe cuttings or by grafting.
Raised by the Australian camellia breeder Professor E.G. Waterhouse, in 1946