• Evergreen
    Dark green leaves 8 -12cm (3-5in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Rose pink
  • Height
    1.5-3m (5-10ft)
  • Spread
    1-2m (3-6ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Fast-growing, upright, compact habit. Produces medium-sized flowers 8-10cm (3-4in) across.
  • 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 shade
  • Full sun
    Will tolerate full sun once established. Keep roots cool and moist.
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA 'Sparkling Burgundy'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
1 year £10.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £9.00 each
Any 5+ £8.00 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC
Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
2 year £21.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £16.00 each
Any 5+ £14.00 each
Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2024
Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
3 year £24.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £21.00 each
Any 5+ £19.00 each
Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2024
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. USA. R. Casadaban, Louisiana.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Camellia Types
    Sasanqua
    Camellia sasanqua (Christmas Camellia) is a species of Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Double
    Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a large border
    Cottage garden
    Town garden
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
    Rounded to broadly spreading
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Camellia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Camellia - Care Guide
Camellia - Hybridisation
Camellia sasanqua - Care Guide & Videos
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
1.5-3m (5-10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-2m (3-6ft)
 

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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