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Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay' (Camellia 'China Clay')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay'

Other names

Camellia 'China Clay'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'China Clay' _ 'China Clay' is a medium shrub with semi-double, white flowers.


Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay' is: Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Aphids Vine weevil , Aphids

Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay' (Camellia 'China Clay') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural

Cultivation

Flowers best in the shade. Early morning sunlight on the buds in frosty weather can damage them

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay'

Other names

Camellia 'China Clay'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'China Clay' _ 'China Clay' is a medium shrub with semi-double, white flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Vine weevil , Aphids

Specific diseases

Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay' (Camellia 'China Clay') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Wallside and trellises, Low Maintenance, City, Architectural

Cultivation

Flowers best in the shade. Early morning sunlight on the buds in frosty weather can damage them

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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