Camellia sasanqua 'Chansonette'
Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
|Description||A versatile flowering shrub, displaying profuse, brilliant pink, double blooms and glossy dark green leaves with a short, pendulous habit. Flowers are perfect for cutting. An excellent choice for a colorful low hedge, espalier, or groundcover. A mid-season bloomer. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Fall through winter|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier|
|Design Ideas||Excellent choice for a colorful low hedge, espalier, or groundcover due to its short, pendulous habit. A great addition to an Asian inspired garden or in mass at the front fringe of a woodland setting. Perfect for hanging baskets or pots.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Prune lightly to shape and feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.