Camellia sasanqua 'Rose of Autumn'

Rose of Autumn Camellia

$29.18 | 7 G | 25 Avail. | $53.20

7 G Weight: 85.0 lb



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Rose of Autumn Camellia is a compact mid-sized evergreen shrub with an upright habit and glossy leaves that stay emerald green year-round.  The large ruffled rose-pink semi-double flowers bloom in late fall which attracts butterflies.  Best blooms occur in partial sun and acidic, well-drained soil.  

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

6' - 8’ 

Spread: 

4’ - 6’

Spacing: 

5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPartial Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

FallYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Medium maintenance. Too much water retention can increase susceptibility to fungal diseases, including root rot, black mold, blight, canker, anthracnose, and leaf spots.  Watch for aphids and spider mites.   Yellowing leaves indicate acidity too low. Fertilize monthly in spring and summer. If desired, remove all but one bud from each cluster to increase the size of the flower. Prune immediately after flowering.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized AreasScreening, Foundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Japanese Aralia, Magnolia, Lungwort

 

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