Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA APPLE BLOSSOM
CAMELLIA SASANQUA APPLE BLOSSOM
Camellia sasanqua 'Apple Blossom'
Apple Blossom Camellia
A graceful evergreen shrub with an upright, airy growth habit. Flowers are single and profuse. Petals are white with blushing pink edges. Stamens are golden yellow. Blooms from fall to 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: 2 - 12 feet high and 6 - 12 feet wide
Light needs: part sun to filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water