Camellia sasanqua ChansonetteBack in stock: NOW
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Glamorous flowering hedge, potted shrub or specimen plant. Big double pink blooms in autumn and winter on glossy evergreen plants to 3m. Lime free soil and a sheltered spot for best results.
Camellia sasanqua 'Chansonette'DESCRIPTION:Double flower, deep pink in colour.; Sasanqua Camellias have smaller leaves and more dense foliage than the Japonica varieties. They are more sun tolerant, better in warmer climates, and earlier flowering. Evergreen fast growing shrubs to 3m with beautiful displays of flowers in autumn and early winter.
USES: Ideal for screens, hedges, espaliers and large pots.
PLANTING: Sunny or partly shaded position with morning or afternoon sun. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal added at the time of planting.
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering and fertilise in Spring. Plant in a soil which is medium to acidic. Avoid lime.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3m H x 2m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm including the pot height of 80mm high and 42 mm wide.