The camellia is the Garden plant of the Month February.
For exotic winter beauty you can’t beat the camellia. The Camellia japonica, or Japanese rose, looks gorgeously green and glossy through the winter and wows us with beautiful flowers to brighten the dull winter days. But did you know the ‘alter ego’ of the Camellia sinensis? An unrecognizable bit of this plant can be found in most homes – hard to believe? Well, it’s actually the tea plant!
Read all about the Camellia in the plant guide.