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Camellia x williamsii 'Anticipation'


Camellia x williamsii 'Anticipation' features incredible pink, peony-form, double flowers that bloom from fall to spring.

Camellia x williamsii is a stunning specimen for any shady garden with semi-glossy, dark-green, leathery leaves that persist over the winter and produce lovely, peony-form flowers. 'Anticipation' features very large, ruffled, deep rose-pink flowers 6 inches in diameter that perform and persist over a long blooming period from October to May! A handsome and easy-care shrub with an upright habit of 7-15 feet tall and 4-10 feet wide. Camellias appreciate rich, acidic, moist, well-draining soils. Use in the light shady garden as an accept plant, specimen, container and as cut flowers.

Common Name: Camellia

Family: Theaceae (The Tea family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 10-15'

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen (broadleaf)

Type: Shrub/Tree

Bloom Time: Fall - Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: In acidic soils in woodland areas.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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