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Camellia sasanqua Cleopatra - | Camellia 'Cleopatra' - Half Standard - 210cm, 35lt

Camellia sasanqua Cleopatra - | Camellia 'Cleopatra' - Half Standard - 210cm, 35lt

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Camellia sasanqua 'Cleopatra' is a popular evergreen shrub that is highly prized for its ornamental value. It is a member of the tea family, Theaceae, and is native to Japan, Korea, and China. This plant is known for its delicate, showy flowers, which appear in autumn and winter when few other plants are in bloom. The 'Cleopatra' cultivar of Camellia sasanqua is a compact shrub that typically reaches a height of 4 to 6 feet and a spread of 3 to 5 feet. It has a dense, upright growth habit with glossy, dark green leaves that provide a striking backdrop for its flowers. The flowers of 'Cleopatra' are semi-double, with pale pink petals that are edged with deeper pink. The flowers are about 2-3 inches in diameter, and their centers are adorned with golden stamens. Camellia sasanqua 'Cleopatra' prefers a well-drained, acidic soil and a partially shaded location. It is an easy-to-grow plant that is relatively low-maintenance, and it is tolerant of a range of growing conditions. It is an excellent choice for a mixed border or as a specimen plant in a garden. It can also be grown in a container, which makes it a great choice for a patio or balcony.
  • Common Name

    camellia 'Cleopatra'

  • Family


  • Type

    Evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)

    210 cm

  • Native To

    Eastern Asia, China and Japan

  • Flower

    semi-double rose pink flowers with yellow centres

  • Foliage

    oval, serrated glossy dark green

  • Maturation period

    10-20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

2.5–4 metres

Mature Width

2.5–4 metres

Shape / habit

Stem with bushy head

Preferred Location


North–facing or South–facing or East–facing or West–facing, Sheltered, full or partial sun, partial shade

Soil Type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil moisture

Moist but well–drained, Well–drained

Growing Period


Autumn and Winter


All year



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