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Camellia sasanqua Paradise Sandra

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia sasanqua Paradise Sandra PARSANDRA,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Paradise Sandra produces a profusion of showy semi double rich pink flowers throughout autumn. Drought and heat hardy once established this Camellia is ideal for hedging, or as a feature in the garden. Paradise Camellia sasanquas can be grown Australia wide. They are tolerant of heat and light frost.

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: Aphids, Leaf Curl, Petal Blight, Possums, Rust, Scale, Sooty Mould, Thrips, White Fly, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Hardy plant with little maintenance required once established if it's basic needs are met. Plant in full sun or part shade. Prefers slightly acidic, humus rich, well drained soils. Feed with a Azalea and Camellia specific fertiliser in spring and mulch well. Plant 1 metre apart if hedging. Prune after flowering. Information and images courtesy of Paradise Plants.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Theaceae Africa

Characteristics
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
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