Camellia japonica ‘Miss Universe’

A japonica variety, with a dense spreading to upright habit, and from mid-spring to early summer bears large white flowers, which are formal double with notched petals in our cool climate. Superb.

Camellia japonica ‘Sylva’

A strong and upright shrub, photographed here at Wisley last year (15th March), with glossy dark green leaves, profusely bearing large, single, crimson-red flowers, with prominent golden-yellow stamens. Early blooming. Camellias are elegant shrubs for a border or woodland garden; they also make excellent specimen plants, both outdoors in open ground and preferring ericaceous compost,…