Camellia (Camellia oleifera 'Yuletide') in the Camellias Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Camellia
Give a thumbs up Sasanqua Camellia
Give a thumbs up Autumn Camellia

Botanical names:
Camellia oleifera Accepted
Camellia sasanqua Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 8 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Child plants: one child plant


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Need a very upright upright,dense,somewhat columnar red Camellia Japonica by LarainZone10 Sep 2, 2020 11:48 AM 2
Floral Alphabet Soup; the Letter C! by KatEnns Dec 31, 2017 10:11 PM 53
Camellias by gagirl30161 Sep 28, 2016 3:01 PM 6
tall plant/shrub for part shade by blueeyes Mar 26, 2016 7:37 AM 6
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Camellia, recognize this one? by piksihk Dec 21, 2014 3:52 PM 4
Camellia sasanqua; Echeveria agavoides; Begonia; Hellebore;Melianthus major by tarev Jan 5, 2012 12:09 PM 12
Id by wren Nov 25, 2011 4:10 PM 4

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