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CAMELLIA 'Gay Border'

Sasanqua. Pink-edged white flowers
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1 year £9.50 each
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Camellia Types - sasanqua - Camellia sasanqua (Christmas Camellia) is a species of 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
  • 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.

    RHS group 8
  • 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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