Striving to bring you showy, garden-worthy plants, we work to offer exceptional flowers, vigorous growth, cold-hardiness, disease resistance and one-of-a-kind Camellias. New plants include our own introductions from our breeding program, older varieties that have proven to have good qualities and recent introductions from other breeders. We try to offer Camellias that represent the wide variation in the genus: from small and simple-flowered to a myriad of wild forms and large, many-petaled hybrids.
SIZES AND PRICES
Camellias are quite variable in growth rate in pots. Slower growers may be smaller than the sizes listed but an approximate guide for ordering plants is as follows:
Seedlings tea plant cost $12 and are 4 to 10 inches tall in 1 quart pots.
1 year old plants cost $16 and are 6 to 18 inches tall in 1 or 2 quart pots.
2 year old plants cost $27 and are 12 to 30 inches tall in 1 gallon pots.
3-4 year old plants cost $60 and are 18 to 42 inches tall and bushy in 3 gallon pots.
We generally keep the Camellias in relatively small pots to avoid waterlogged soil and poor root growth. We strive to grow plants with healthy root systems which adjust well to being planted outdoors. I do not disturb the roots when planting unless a large thickened root has begun to circle in the pot; I have found that the many small roots rapidly grow out into surrounding soil and do not cause problems in later years.