Camellia sasanqua 'Chansonette'

Autumn Camellia

Evergreen Shrub

This variety of camellia has a low and spreading growth habit which is less common in camellias but quite useful. Beautiful blooms are especially welcome as the provide color in late fall, and into winter.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Occasional, Regular / Even


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 60 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Low and Spreading, Pendulous / Weeping
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Foliage, Flowers, Long Blooming, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Leaf Shape: Elliptical

Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Season: Dec, Fall, Late Fall / Early Winter, Winter
Flower Shape: Rose / Rosette

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Container, Groundcover, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos