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Camellia Sasanqua Yuletide


Single, brilliant red blooms centered with bright yellow stamens make an elegant statement in the winter garden. The glossy, dark green foliage creates a handsome natural hedge, foundation shrub or espalier specimen. A mid-season bloomer. Evergreen.

Watering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Botanical Pronunciation:kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
Plant type:Camellia, Tree, Shrub
Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 12, 14 - 24, 26 - 31
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Special features:Easy Care
Foliage color:Dark Green
Blooms:Fall through Winter
Flower color:Red
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Forsythia (Forsythia); Fern (Athyrium); Azalea (Azalea); Winter Daphne (Daphne)

The Yuletide Camellia is a classic Camellia sasanqua variety that ushers the Christmas season into your landscape with style! This selection produces brilliant red blooms from fall into winter. These rich-red flower petals surround a stunning golden center. Simple and single-form, the Yuletide’s blossoms have a timeless beauty in the landscape. The foliage is dark green and dense, with an upright growth habit. New growth tends to have a glossy bronze color. At maturity, this variety ranges between 8-10 ft. tall and wide. The Yuletide Camellia is hardy from USDA Zones 7-10. Plant in partial sun (3-4 hours of direct sun) or all-day filtered sun. Water 2-3 times per week for the first growing season. They perform best in rich, slightly acidic soil with good drainage. Fertilize yearly with a slow-release acidic plant fertilizer in spring. These 2.5 qt. Yuletide Camellias are well-rooted and matured into their pots. They will be between 12-15 in. tall when shipped and are not guaranteed to be in bloom on arrival.


Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Robert Baker
Camellia Sasanqua Yuletide

The camellia arrived quickly and in perfect condition despite being mailed in the heat of August. Great job of packing!

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