CAMELLIA 'Gay Border'

Sasanqua. Pink-edged white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • White
    With pink border. Yellow stamens
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Tolerates full sun
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA 'Gay Border'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
1 year £10.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £9.00 each
Any 5+ £8.00 each
Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
2 year £21.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £16.00 each
Any 5+ £14.00 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Tolerates pruning to manage size. Suitable for hedging
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. New Zealand
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Camellias
  • Camellia Types
    Sasanqua
    Camellia sasanqua (Christmas Camellia) is a species of Camellia
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
    5-7cm (2-2¾in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Blood, Fish & Bone
Improves vegetable, fruit and flower quality. Blood, Fish and Bone contains three major nutrients essential for strong and healthy growth.
Only £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
Specially developed organic concentrated seaweed feed for ericaceous plants that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™ Ericoid.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Azalea, Rhododendron & Shrub Fertiliser
For healthy growth and flowering of ericaceous plants, Azalea, Rhododendron & Shrub Fertiliser is perfect for acid-loving plants.
Only £12.00

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