Yuletide Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide'

After our chain link fence was exposed by overzealous ivy trimmers, I decided to plant evergreens on our side so I didn’t have to rely on shared foliage for privacy. It took me a while to decide on a camelia because they are so slow growing, but the fact that they are so shade tolerant plus the beautiful dark foliage of this variety won me over. I think it will provide a nice contrast to the canadian hemlock and green aucubas next to it.

    Nursery Tag

    Single, brilliant red blooms fall through winter. Zones 7 - 10. Moderate growing, reaches 8 - 10ft tall and wide.

    Gardener's Log

    05/2022: Planted 1, 5 gallon specimen in place of Shaina japanese maple.

    Photo taken June 2022

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