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Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King' (Camellia 'Crimson King')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King'

Other names: Camellia 'Crimson King'

Genus: Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Crimson King' _ 'Crimson King' is an open, upright to spreading, evergreen shrub with ovate, glossy, leather, dark green leaves and fragrant, single, deep crimson flowers from mid-autumn to early winter.


Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King' is: Evergreen

Flower: Crimson in Autumn; Crimson in Winter

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading, Open branches, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Vine weevil Aphids , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 8.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King' (Camellia 'Crimson King') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, Containers, City, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in acid to neutral, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered, partially shaded site. Buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and early frost. Easily tolerates sun once established if soil is consistently cool and moist.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King'

Other names: Camellia 'Crimson King'

Genus: Camellia Camellia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Crimson King' _ 'Crimson King' is an open, upright to spreading, evergreen shrub with ovate, glossy, leather, dark green leaves and fragrant, single, deep crimson flowers from mid-autumn to early winter.


Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King' is: Evergreen

Flower: Crimson in Autumn; Crimson in Winter

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading, Open branches, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Camellia gall , Camellia petal blight

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 8.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Camellia sasanqua 'Crimson King' (Camellia 'Crimson King') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal, Containers, City, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Woodland

Cultivation: Grow in acid to neutral, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered, partially shaded site. Buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds and early frost. Easily tolerates sun once established if soil is consistently cool and moist.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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