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PlantFiles: Sasanqua Camellia, Autumn Camellia
Camellia sasanqua 'Sparkling Burgundy'

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

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive patp On Dec 2, 2005, patp from Summerville, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

Although slow growing, Camellia sasanqua 'Sparkling burgundy' provides many hours of enjoyment, with blooming starting in mid-October and continuing through mid-December.

Regional...

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

Decatur, Georgia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Morehead City, North Carolina
Conway, South Carolina
Summerville, South Carolina
Palestine, Texas



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