Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA YULETIDE
CAMELLIA SASANQUA YULETIDE
Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide'
A graceful evergreen shrub with a dense, upright growth habit. Flowers are small to midsize, single, and fragrant. Petals are vermillion red. Stamens are golden yellow. Blooms in winter in California. Foliage is dark green. 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