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PlantFiles: Sasanqua Camellia, Autumn Camellia
Camellia sasanqua 'Narumi-gata'

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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: Narumi-gata

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From leaf cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive philomel On Nov 8, 2004, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenes
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is an upright growing, vigorous sasanqua with a powerful scent. It makes a tidy shrub, the shiny dark green leaves setting off the single pink-edged white flowers perfectly. The boss of yellow stamens add to the exquisite effect, as do the dark pink flower buds.

Positive KMAC On Nov 5, 2004, KMAC from Co. Cork
Ireland (Zone 9a) wrote:

This autumn/winter flowering Camellia has scented flowers.



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