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Autumn Delight Camellia Sasanqua
'Autumn Delight' is an extremely rare and hard to find fall blooming Camellia. For camellia lovers and enthusiasts this cultivar is a true garden jewel. It's abundant elegant, white double flowers are adorned with shades of pink at the edges. The dark green foliage is a wonderful backdrop and contrast for the bright flowers. Get all the details below

Autumn Delight Camellia Sasanqua

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Autumn Delight Camellia 
Camellia sasanqua 'Autumn Delight'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-9b  Find Your Zone

Note:  For our customers who live and garden north of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 7a, where this Camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

'Autumn Delight' is an extremely rare and hard to find fall blooming Camellia. For camellia lovers and enthusiasts this cultivar is a true garden jewel. Its abundant elegant, white double flowers are adorned with shades of pink at the edges. The dark green foliage is a wonderful backdrop and contrast for the bright flowers. To enjoy this beauty indoors, display several cuttings in a vase or float just one flower in a bowl of water.




Landscape & Garden Uses

A small to mid-size growing Camellia with an upright habit of growth to about 6-8 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide, Autumn Delight can be grown as a shrub or small tree. As a shrub it is ideal for use as a specimen, in groupings, or as a hedge or background plant in landscape borders and is especially nice as a corner plant or espalier (trained to grow flat against a wall) in home foundation plantings. As this camellia grows taller lower branches can be removed to form a small evergreen tree that serves well as an attractive and colorful focal point specimen in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. A fine addition to camellia gardens, Asian gardens, cottage gardens, cut flower gardens and woodland borders. Also suitable for containers that can be brought indoors during winter by those who garden above USDA Zone 7a, where this camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy. Find Your Zone

Spacing:  4 to 5 feet apart for solid hedge; 10 feet or more apart for space between plants




Cultural Preferences

Camellia adapt well to various soil types however prefer a moist but well-drained acidic soil that is rich in organic matter. Constantly soggy soil is a slow killer. In general, Camellia grows and blooms better in partial shade with some shelter from the hot afternoon sun. Morning sun with afternoon shade or filtered sunlight is perfect. All-day filtered sun is fine.




Helpful Articles

Click on a link below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant, fertilize, prune and water Camellias...


*Espalier (pronounced: ih-spal-yay) ...an ornamental shrub or tree that has been trained to grow flat against a wall, fence, or other vertical, flat surface.




Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-9b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Flowering Shrub
Species:  Sasanqua (Fall blooming)
Height at Maturity:  6-8'
Width at Maturity:  5-6'
Spacing:  4' for solid hedges; 8'+ for space between plants
Flower Color:  White with Pink edges
Flower Size:  3"
Flowering Period:  Early Fall through Late Fall
Flower Type:  Double
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Sun Needs:  Morning Sun with Afternoon Shade or Filtered Sun, All Day Filtered Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Lower when established
Soil Type:  Clay (amended), Loam, Sand (amended), Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist
Soil pH:  5.0 - 6.5 (Acid)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Resistances:  Deer, Drought (when established), Heat, Humidity
Intolerances:  Direct Afternoon Sun, Constantly Soggy Soil



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