Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA SETSUGEKKA
CAMELLIA SASANQUA SETSUGEKKA
Camellia sasanqua 'Setsugekka'
A graceful evergreen shrub with a dense, arching growth habit. Flowers are midsize and semi-double. Petals are white with ruffled 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: 6 - 12 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water