Sasanqua Camellia, Autumn Camellia
Camellia sasanqua 'Cleopatra'

Family: Theaceae (tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Camellia (kuh-MEE-lee-a) (Info)
Species: sasanqua (suh-SAN-kwuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cleopatra
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Bloom Color:

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Little Rock, Arkansas

Marietta, Georgia

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Yonkers, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Falls Church, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 27, 2010, plantfreak78 from Rolesville, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

This is one of the most floriferous cultivars I've ever seen. Each autumn I am impressed with it and fall in love all over again.