Join the RHS today and support our charitable work
Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully
For the latest on RHS Shows in 2021, read more
RHS members get reduced ticket prices
RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens
Free entry to RHS members at selected times »
Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops
020 3176 5800
Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm
Help us achieve our goals
Join the RHS today and support our charity
We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
When using this search
Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of
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.
the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9
Other common names
camellia 'Adolphe Audusson'
Camellia are evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate, glossy, leathery leaves and showy flowers with solitary or clustered flowers early in the year
'Adolphe Audusson' is a large shrub of fairly compact growth with rich red, semi-double flowers 10-12cm in width, with yellow stamens.
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile acid or neutral soils in a part shady situation sheltered from cold winds, early morning sun and late frosts. For container cultivation use a lime-free medium. See camellia cultivation
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings of the current years growth 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
Pests Can get aphids, cushion scale and vine weevil
May be affected by honey fungus, phytophthora root rot, camellia gall, camellia yellow mottle virus and the flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight
RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.