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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 'Doctor Clifford Parks'
Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year
'Doctor Clifford Parks' is a vigorous hybrid with an upright bushy habit. The large, semi-double to loose peony form, flowers are clear red with prominent gold anthers which cast an orange glow on the petals
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 or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in partial or dappled shade with fertile acid or neutral soils, rich in organic matter and a mulch of bark chips or other organic material. Choose a sheltered spot to prevent winter damage. For container cultivation use a growing medium suitable for ericaceous plants - see camellia cultivation
Propagate by semi-ripe or leaf-bud cuttings from late summer to late winter.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning Pruning group 8 after flowering
Pests Can get aphids, cushion scale and vine weevil
Flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight, camellia leaf blight and camellia leaf gall. Can be affected by Phytophthora and honey fungus. May suffer from nutrient deficiency on alkaline soils
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