It's Christmas in July with this cute little evergreen. Red open flowers, each with a golden centre, emerge in autumn-winter. Dense and upright, good for hedging and wall training. Sasanqua variety so good for warmer humid climates as well as cooler ones.
DESCRIPTION: Small red flowers with golden stamens in autumn-winter; evergreen leaves, upright dense habit. Compact growing. Sasanqua Camellias have smaller leaves and denser foliage than their cousins the “Japonicas”. USES: Ideal for screens, hedges, espaliers and large pots. PLANTING: Sunny or partly shaded sheltered position with morning or afternoon sun. Plant in a freeidraining lime-free 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. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.5m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide