C. sasanqua generally has smaller leaves and flowers than C. japonica and blooms earlier. C. sasanqua is rather versatile in the landscape and can be used as accent, in containers, espaliers, ground covers, or informal hedges. Low to medium shrubs, upright or mounding with single, semi-double, double, or peony-form flowers of white, pinks, reds, multicolored, or variegated. Blooms in fall to early winter. Can tolerate sun or shade.
Camellia sasanqua 'Assorted Varieties'
Leaf texture : Shiny
Leaf length : 1 1/2 - 3 1/2"
Leaf shape : Elliptic
Leaf color : Dark green
Flower shape : Single, semi-double, double, or peony
Flower color : Red
Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen
Average size maturity width : 6-12 ft.
Average size maturity height : 1 1/2 - 12 ft.
USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)
Sunset zone : 4-9, 12, 14-24
Water requirements : Regular
Light exposure : Sun
Attractive bark :Yes