Geographic origins: New Zealand. Adult dimensions: Height up to 10 metres, width up to 5 metres. Foliage: Evergreen, light green. Type of soil: Not chalky and well drained. Hardiness: Hardy to -17°C. Exposure: Partial shade or full sun, sheltered from cold winds.
Properties and uses: The Camellia 'High Fragrance' is one of the most scented varieties that exist.
The Camellia 'High Fragrance' has double flowers that are light rose / salmon in colour. Flowering is between February and April. To increase the number of flowers from year to year, it is a good idea to water the plant from April through to September. The Camellia 'High Fragrance' is very tolerant of pruning once the flowering period is over.
The Camellia 'High Fragrance' has a dense upright growth. It is happy either planted as a lone specimen in the garden or in a border with other peat loving plants. It is also very beautiful when grown in a pot or planter on your balcony either against a trellis or a wall.