St. Ewe AGM

Camellia x williamsii 'Saint Ewe'
C.japonica x C.saluenensis
J.C. Williams, Caerhays, Cornwall 1947
AM 1947, FCCT 1974, AGM (2002) 2012
Vigorous and upright initially, spreading later with somewhat loose growth.
Flowers: medium (to 8cm),single, campanulate becoming cupped as the bloom ages; rose pink.
Early to late.
Foliage: smallish, mid green and semi-matt.
Reliably cup shaped (see above),and easily recognised. Quite weatherproof considering its
flowering time.

Hillier Arboretum, 19 Feb.2004
Photo: Mike Robinson