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botanical name:
Camellia x williamsii 'Philippa Forwood'
Camellia x williamsii 'Philippa Forwood' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.50m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Single pale pink flowers in early spring.
Similar to C. x williamsii 'J.C. Williams' but with a slightly darker flower colour.

Moist, well drained, humus-rich, acid soil in sun or shade and a 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.

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