Semi-double pink buds open to a pure white centre - almost like a peony. Elegant and charming evergreen hedges, feature planting, or container plants. Better than Camellia japonica in warmer locations. Our most popular Camellia.
Camellia sasanqua 'Pure Silk' DESCRIPTION: Semi double pink flower buds open to reveal a pure white centre. Sasanqua camellias are the easiest camellias to grow. They are more sun tolerant, better in warmer climates, and earlier flowering than Japanese camellias. USES: Feature plant, hedging, at the back of mixed beds. PLANTING: Sunny or partly shaded position with morning or afternoon sun. Shelter from strong winds and exposed sites. Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal. CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering and fertilise in Spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3m H x 1.5m 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.