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Sasanqua Camellia: Camellia sasanqua



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camellia sasanqua pink double

Family: Theaceae

Above: double pink, Below: shrubs in shady landscape Use: specimen, foundation, hedges, screen, espalier, commercial and home landscape, containers
camellia sasanqua in landscape

Plant: evergreen shrub or small tree to 15', dwarfs available

Origin: China and Japan

: 7 - 10

: small, lightly fragrant peony-like blooms covering plant from late fall to winter. Ranges from light reds to whites. Petals make attractive leaf litter.

Foliage: simple, waxy

: sun to part shade. Rich, well-drained, mesic soil. Mulch with humus or compost. Non invasive roots and shade tolerance make them perfect for foundations. 2008, Last Updated December 9, 2008