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Camellia sasanqua Paradise Venessa

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Camellia sasanqua Paradise Venessa

CamsasPV
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
D3
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $22.58 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $24.83 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Camellia sasanqua Paradise Venessa TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
An extremely vigorous and tall, narrow growing camellia with large white flowers that are flushed with pink, semi double to peony form with a large central cluster of petaloid stamens, throughout the cooler months. An excellent plant for a tall hedge especially when space is a premium. Paradise camellias will grow Australia wide, they are tolerant of light frosts and heat. But may need some protection in extreme conditions.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 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, Bud Drop, Mites, Petal Blight, Possums, Scale, Sooty Mould, Thrips

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. 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, White
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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