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Chansonette's Blush Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Monchatb' PPAF

Pronunciation: kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
SKU #09494

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Description A delightful new color variation on a favorite, this showy, low growing camellia displays profuse, soft pink flowers on glossy dark green leaves. Flowers are perfect for cutting. An excellent choice for a natural hedge, espalier, or groundcover in shaded settings. A mid-season bloomer. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
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.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Design Ideas Excellent choice for cool, shade to semi-shade settings as 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. Ideal for filling a tree understory, where its glossy leaves and cool season color will add interest. This is a well-behaved shrub for planting between taller structures or along a fence line, allowed to spill over a raised planter, or from hanging baskets or pots, where its branches will gently soften the edges.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia); Cedar (Cedrus)
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: 7-9

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