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CAMELLIA sasanqua 'Rosea Plena'
- Camellia - Care Guide
- Camellia - Hybridisation
- Camellias - Background info Videos.
- Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
- Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
- Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
- Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
- Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
- Mature Size
- Tips and Advice
- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
- Other Suggestions
- See Also...
Evergreen - elliptic, oblong or broadly elliptic leaves to 8cm (3in) long, dark green above, paler beneath.
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
Height - to 6m (20ft)
Spread - to 3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - upright to spreading shrub or small tree
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Full sun - keep roots cool and moist.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
Place of origin - Japan
Camellia Types - sasanqua - Camellia sasanqua (Christmas Camellia) is a species of Camellia
Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - 5-7cm (2-3in) across
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Neutral to acid soil
- Camellia Care - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Soil Conditions
- Planting Tips
- Camellia Pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Wind damaged pruning & staking - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Pests and Diseases
- Sooty mould in spring - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Collecting Camellia Seeds - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Propagation by semi-ripe cuttings - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Flowering Periods
- Self Seeding Camellia reticulata - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Further Reading
- Camellia oleifera - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Flowering sasanqua Camellias - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Allergic reactions and pollen
- Plants which produce masses of pollen - to avoid
- Plants producing little pollen - relatively safe!
- When is the right time to collect seeds?
- When are seeds actually ripe and ready for collection?
- Magnolia seed collection - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Cornus capitata seed collection - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Rhododendron seed collecting - Video Tip ondemand_video
to 6m (20ft)
to 3m (10ft)