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Camellia x williamsii 'Donation' Ventnor Botanic Garden, Isle of Wight

Observed: 22nd January 2012 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Flowers and foliage
Orchid pink flowers
Orchid pink flowers
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Ok, I know it's a bit pink and girly, but what a plant and it's flowering now! Regarded by many as the finest Camellia hybrid raised this century.Exceedingly free flowering from November to May.Also has a habit of self shedding it's spent flowers, unlike C. japonica.

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Camellia

Nothing wrong with pink and girly - especially if you're that fab-u-lous! (Just thought I'd mention it)

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Camellia x williamsii ' Donation'

Agree totally, it's a wonderful plant and so nice to see it flowering in January, we have had a very mild winter here so far and the flowers are untouched by frost!

David J Trevan