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Camellia sasanqua
(sold as Yuletide)

Family: Theaceae

Native to: Japan, Ryukyu Island

Sentiments: excellence and steadfastness, my destiny is in your hands

Plant

Types: shrub, tree

Forms: clumping, erect, open form

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 16.4 feet

Max width: 16.4 feet

Flower

pink, red

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: specific butterfly species

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Landscape uses: bonsai, container, hedge or edging, trellis or espalier

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in winter

Soil acidity: slightly acidic

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant

  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 2
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 3
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 4
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 5 2
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 5 3
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 5 4
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 5
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide 6
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide
  • Camellia sasanqua yuletide  2