Camellia x williamsii 'Contribution'

Camellia x williamsii ‘Contribution’

Camellia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Camellia x williamsii 'Contribution'
  • Common name: Camellia
  • Family: Theaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen

Camellias are handsome evergreen shrubs that grow best in acid soil with light shade. Depending on the variety, bold flowers are displayed solitary or in clusters, brightening up gardens early in the year, while the glossy and leathery leaves remain throughout the year.

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Camellia x williamsii hybrids are the toughest and easiest camellias to grow. Camellia x williamsii ‘Contribution’ has a semi double flower with bright yellow stamens. Grow in moist but well-drained, lime-free soil, in a sheltered site in sun or shade. Cut back untidy branches after flowering to keep the plant compact.

How to grow Camellia 'Contribution'

  • Plant size

    2.5m height

    2.5m spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Soil type: Acidic / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do not Take cuttings in June

Do not Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Camellia 'Contribution' and wildlife

Camellia 'Contribution' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Camellia 'Contribution' poisonous?

Camellia 'Contribution' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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