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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
'Donation' is a strong-growing, large shrub to 5m in height, of upright growth with semi-double, light rose-pink flowers to 12cm in width 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 South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Flower colours are best preserved in the shade. Suitable for naturalising in woodland and wildflower gardens.
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
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
Flowers may be infected by camellia petal blight
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