Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA WHITE DOVES
CAMELLIA SASANQUA WHITE DOVES
Camellia sasanqua 'White Doves'
White Doves Camellia
A graceful evergreen shrub with a spreading habit. Flowers are midsize and semi-double. Petals are bright white. 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.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 4 - 5 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water
Soil needs: acidic, pH 5.1 - 6.0