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Camellia sasanqua Paradise Petite Ruby

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia sasanqua Paradise Petite Ruby PARPETRUB,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

The Petite Series of Camellia are well known for their compact shape, small leaves and abundance of small flowers. Petite Ruby forms a neat shrub with small foliage and dainty bright pink flowers that add colour to the garden during autumn and winter. Tolerates both heat and light frosts. Petite series of Camellias can be grown Australia wide, although they are tolerant of both heat and light frost, they may require some protection in extreme situations.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Bud Drop, Mites, Possums, Scale, Sooty Mould, Thrips, White Fly, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate