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Camellia Sasanqua

Botanical Name:

Camellia sasanqua

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Dec

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

2-3 in. single or double white, pink or red fragrant flowers from September to December. Solitary (rarely 2 or 3 together), white, pink, red and color combinations thereof, usually singles, in axils petals are ruffly and fluted, with central yellow stamens. Flowers last only a few days before dropping so they do not make good cut flowers.

Fruit

A loculicidal woody capsule, 1".

Benefits
Attracts

Pollinators

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Theales

Family

Theaceae

Genus

Camellia

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