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Camellias are aristocratic shrubs that are valuable throughout the year. 
The evergreen, shiny leaves are handsome in their own right but it is the flamboyant flowers that make this shrub a real showstopper. Despite their exotic appearance many Camellias are hardy but do appreciate a sheltered spot. 
If you aren't able to plant in acidic, moisture retentive soil in the garden camellias can be grown in containers using ericaceous potting compost. It is important that camellias whether in the border or in a pot are never allowed to dry out. The buds are formed in late summer so it is particularly crucial that they are not allowed to dry out at this time. 
Camellias are best positioned in dappled shade and are ideal in the shade of light woodland. If this is not possible position them so that they avoid early morning sun as rapid thawing out of the flower buds will damage the bud. 
Camellia Dr Tinsley is an RHS award winning variety with upright growth and semi-double flowers of blush pink. It blooms in late winter to spring providing much needed winter colour. 
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