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Camellia sasanqua 'Paradise Barbara' is a hardy evergreen shrub. It is a dense, vigorous, upright grower with glossy green foliage, and is an excellent hedging variety. It has a large, showy, single, pure white flowers with bright yellow stamens.It is also good for espalier work, as a screen plant or as a specimen plant. It can be grown in a large container.
Sasanqua camellias can be grown in a sunny spot as well as being well suited to partial shade. They like a slightly acid, moist soil. Water regularly until established. They will handle periods of drought once established. They can be left to grow naturally, or clipped to shape. Fertilise in spring with a camellia and azalea fertilser or general purpose fertiliser. A good layer of mulch around the plant will help to keep the root zone cool, deter weed growth, and conserve soil moisture. They have few pests or disease problems.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: autumn
Maximum height: 4 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: not specified
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
The frost tolerance of this plant is not specified.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Scale, aphids, mites
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser applied in spring.