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Sasanqua Camellia: Camellia sasanqua
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|Above: double pink, Below: shrubs in shady landscape
||Use: specimen, foundation, hedges, screen, espalier, commercial and home landscape, containers
Plant: evergreen shrub or small tree to 15', dwarfs available
Origin: China and Japan
Zone: 7 - 10
Flowers: 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
Culture: 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.