The camellia is an elegant evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves, grown for its bold foliage and showy flowers. They make excellent specimen plants or can be incorporated into borders or woodland garden schemes.
The Camellia is found in eastern and southern Asia. They are highly valued for their very early flowering, often among the first flowers to appear in the late winter.
The Camellia japonica is one of the best known species and is sometimes called the Rose of Winter. The 'Nuccio