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botanical name:
Camellia sasanqua
Camellia sasanqua © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 6.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
Typical glossy dark green leaves, but smaller than C. japonica. Small fragrant, usually white or sometimes pink flowers throughout winter.

Moist, well drained, humus-rich and preferably acid soil in sun or part shade. Best in mild locations.

other notes:
pronounced: kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh

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