China Clay AGM

Camellia x williamsii 'China Clay'
C.saluenensis x C.japonica 'Marjorie Magnificent'
G. Carlyon, Tregrehan, Cornwall, c.1972
AM 1976, AGM (2002) 2012
Upright but open habit.
Flowers: a striking white semi-double with a boss of stamens; to 8cm across.
Mid season.
Foliage: smallish, matt and paler green than japonicas - typical of
A good white - the flowers are fairly weatherproof in all but exposed positions.

Photo: Stephen Lyus
Location: Trewithen

Location: Trebah
Photo: George Hargreaves