‘Yuletide’ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Yuletide'

This compactly growing shrub has glossy, dark green leaves which remain throughout the year. Bright red single blooms with contrasting yellow stamens are formed during the winter.

Bloom/Feature

Single red flowers in winter

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

Hardy to 0°F to 10°F

Key Features

Clumping Habit, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerance, Easy Care, Fall Blooming, Heat Tolerance, Longer Blooming, Reblooming, Returns Year After Year, Wet Areas

Flowering Season

Winter

Use

Accent, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates most native soils

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

4–5' H x 6–8' W

Pruning

After flowering 

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants