Camellia sasanqua 'Alabama Beauty'/Alabama Beauty Sasanqua

Camellia sasanqua 'Alabama Beauty' / Camellia sasanqua 'Alabama Beauty'
Hot pink double flower
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Hot pink double flower

Large flowers for a sasanqua

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Scientific Name: Camellia sasanqua 'Alabama Beauty'
Common Name: Alabama Beauty Sasanqua
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Fall, Winter
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This relatively new cultivar produces large, hot-pink flowers and is quite floriferous. Provide sasanquas a moist, fertile, well drained soil. Two major pests include tea scale insect and leaf gall, a disease that makes a large fleshy growth on the leaves.