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Camellia x williamsii 'Wilber Foss' (Camellia 'Wilber Foss')

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 'Wilber Foss'

Other names

Camellia 'Wilber Foss'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Wilber Foss' _ 'Wilber Foss' is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with dark-green, glossy leaves. It bears large, bright-pink, double flowers in spring.


Camellia x williamsii 'Wilber Foss' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Bright-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Diseases

May be susceptible to a virus.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

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

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)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Camellia x williamsii 'Wilber Foss'

Other names

Camellia 'Wilber Foss'

Genus

Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar

'Wilber Foss' _ 'Wilber Foss' is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub with dark-green, glossy leaves. It bears large, bright-pink, double flowers in spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Bright-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Diseases

May be susceptible to a virus.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

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

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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