- Common Name(s):
- Sasanqua camellia
Drought tolerant; excellent fall blooming shrub for accent or tall foundation planting; makes a good "small tree" form; numerous cultivars available, including dwarf forms. These plants are mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 6-10 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 1.5-3 in. long
- 2-3 in. single or double white, pink or red flowers in fall
- Sun to partial shade; prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter
- Upright, densely branched shrub; pyramidal, to oval shape
- 5-7 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1456