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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
camellia 'Black Lace'
Camellia japonica 'Black Lace' Camellia × williamsii 'Black Lace'
Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year
'Black Lace' is a compact evergreen shrub of upright growth, with dark green leaves and deep blackish-red, formal double flowers from early spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Suitable for woodland and acidic soils. Position in a site sheltered from cold, dry winds and early morning sun as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and late frosts
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests May be attacked by aphids, scale insects and vine weevil
May be subject to a virus
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camellia 'Black Lace'
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