Common Name : camellia 'Buttons & Bows'Type : ShrubHabit : BushyHeight : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : Light PinkFlowering from : Januaryto AprilFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : AcidSeason of interest : SpringTo be Sheltered
Japonica hybrid. Small, light pink, formal double flowers with raised and fluted petals with a button centre. Dense, compact bushy habit.
2020 – Well-formed floral buds in early February. Opening of the first button on February 16th.
2019- Very beautiful well-formed floral buds mid-February. Superb flowering from March 10th. Unfortunately the rust arrives on March 18. Small size at the end of April. Some leaves burned by a “sunburn” at the end of May.
2018 – Small sporadic flowering in winter. Well flowered at the beginning of April. Very nice flowering the first two weeks of April.
2017- A few buds at the end of winter. First flower on March 4. Quite well flowered mid March but very few flowers, disappointing. Beautiful new foliage in May.
2016- Planted mid-April instead of the azaleas that were pulled out. Still in bloom. Last flower on May 22nd. A few old sick leaves in July. Flower buds in autumn,