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Camellia x williamsii 'Water Lily'
© Deeproot Plant Base
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
Large, upright, evergreen shrub with a pendulous growth habit. Glossy dark green leaves and large, formal double, deep rose-pink flowers.
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.
Suitable for training against a wall.
Hybrid derived from Camellia japonica x Camellia saluenensis.