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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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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Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year
C. transnokoensis is an elegant, upright, shrub with evergreen leaves about 4cm long. Clusters of single, scented, white flowers 3-4cm across open from pink-splashed buds in late winter and 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 West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Does best in moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil in dappled shade, protected from cold, dry winds and early-morning sun. See Camellia cultivation for more
Take leaf-bud or semi-ripe cuttings of the current year's growth from late summer to late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 8, will tolerate hard pruning
Pests Susceptible to aphids, scale insect and vine weevil
Can be affected by camellia gall, camellia leaf blight, camellia petal blight and camellia yellow mottle virus
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