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Espalier (Es-pah-lee-yay) is a horticultural term derived from the French word for trellis, and is used to describe a plant that has been trained to grow flat against a trellis or wall. This is particularly desirable when space is limited, because, as we know, Camellias can be ‘space gluttons’, and in smaller gardens the solution for lovers of Camellias is to grow them using this technique.

When selecting a plant for use as an espalier, look for one with open, sprawling growth and several leading branches. Plant the camellia against the wall or trellis, then tie the branches back in the desired position using soft plastic ties or twine don’t use wire as it can cut into the branches. Prune off any unnecessary growth, training the leaders to grow horizontally or at an upward angle, with the best displays generally being symmetrical. Try to keep any major pruning until after flowering and your espalier will reward you year after year with a display of flowers that will always be in clear view.

Most sasanqua varieties are suitable, although any camellia can be trained as an espalier.  



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aka Camellia

Japonica Espalier. An oldie but a goody. Beautiful, formal, double blooms of deepest red make this a highly desirable Camellia. Flowers late winter to spring, quite a compact shrubby habit. Happiest in semi-shade and acid soil. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Red
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Black Tie Espalier

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aka Camellia

Hybrid Esp. This is a delightful little Camellia with semi-double flowers that are white with pink tinges on the petal edges and backs. In full bloom the overall effect is very soft and pretty. An added bonus of fragrance makes this a definite must have. Strong upright growth habit. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Pink / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Cinnamon Cindy Espalier

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aka Camellia

Sasanqua. A very good performing Camellia that flowers from early autumn through to early winter. The blooms are double, white, with just a hint of blush pink on the outer edges. Upright vigorous habit. Happiest in semi-shade. Presented here espaliered. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Early Pearly Espalier

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aka Camellia

Hybrid Espalier. This beautiful Camellia has tight bright pink buds that open to miniature, single, apple-blossom pink blooms which are lightly fragrant. A pretty Camellia which would suit a small courtyard or patio area. Flowers for a long period. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Pink / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Fairy Blush Espalier

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aka Camellia

Hybrid. Simple but sweet single rose-pink blooms with prominent yellow stamens are borne in profusion along attractively arching branches. The blooms are very fragrant blooms and appear autumn to winter. Small rounded bright green leaves. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Evergreen.

Presented here as an Espalier for walls and fences.

 

Flower Colour: Pink / Yellow
Habit: Arching
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Koto no Kaori Espaliered

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aka Camellia

Sasanqua. A lovely little Camellia with, scented, semi-double blooms. The buds are quite pink but magically open to silky white blooms with just a hint of pink on the edges. Pure Silk has a strong upright growth habit and whilst it is happy in semi-shade it can also cope with sun. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: White / Pink
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Pure Silk Espaliered

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aka Camellia

Sasanqua. One of NZ's favourite Camellias and deservedly so. An abundance of large wavy white blooms with prominent yellow stamens appear in early autumn through to winter. The blooms are softly scented. Happiest in semi-shade. Evergreen. Presented here espaliered.

This beautiful Camellia is definitely one of my favourites. Introduced from Japan in 1898 so a proven winner! Translation of the name means Snow, Moon and Flowers - isn't that just lovely?

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Setsugekka Espalier

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aka Camellia

Hybrid Esp. 'Sweet Jane' is indeed just that with bright pink buds that open to very pretty, double, white blooms that are heavily shaded pink. Commences flowering early May and continues for several months. Sun tolerant but also happy in semi-shade. Presented here espaliered. Evergreen. PVR.

 

Flower Colour: White / Pink
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 150cm

Camellia Sweet Jane Espalier

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