Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA JEAN MAY
CAMELLIA SASANQUA JEAN MAY
Camellia sasanqua 'Jean May'
Jean May Camellia
A graceful evergreen shrub with an upright, dense growth habit. Flowers are small to midsize, double, and profuse. Petals are shell pink. Stamens are golden yellow. Blooms from fall to winter in California. Leaves are smaller than C. japonica. Sasanqua camellias are more tolerant of sun than japonicas. Needs acidic soil, pH 5.1 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 6 - 12 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water