Scientific Name: Camellia sasanqua Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:sasanqua camelliaTexture:Medium
Family Name:TheaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Lustrous, Elliptic, Oblong, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Pink, Red, Oct- Dec
Fruit: Capsule, Dark-red
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Winter interest, Cut flower or foliage
Key ID Features:Leaves elliptic, lustrous dark green, crenulate; stems are pubescent (compared to C. japonica which is glabrous).