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botanical name:
Camellia x williamsii 'Francis Hanger'
Camellia x williamsii 'Francis Hanger' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Medium sized, single white flowers with golden yellow stamens, freely produced from early to mid spring. Quite slow growing, upright habit and glossy mid to dark green, wavy-edged leaves.

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.

other notes:
Hybrid derived from Camellia japonica x Camellia saluenensis, raised at Wisley.

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