Sasanqua Paradise Avalanche

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Camellia Sasanqua Slimline Avalanche

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  • Stunning lightly scented, pure white flower
  • Upright growth, ideal for narrow garden beds
  • Adds vibrancy to winter gardens with blooms during winter
  • Ideal for classic and formal garden design
  • Easy to care for with great longevity
  • Features glossy dark green foliage
  • Sasanqua thrive in full sun
  • Suitable for planter pots



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Camellia Sasanqua Paradise Avalanche (also known as Slimline Avalanche) is a compact form of Sasanqua. With a mature width of 1 meter, making it an ideal choice for evergreen flowering hedges, narrow garden beds, fence and house line planting. Featuring layers of snowy white petals, Avalanche flowers during Autum and Winter, adding breath of fresh air to winter garden landscapes. Ideal for both in ground planting and feature planters, if selecting a container pot, allow adequate room for growth. For best results keep your Sasanqua well watered during the warmer months and use a Camellia specific fertalizer.


Product Specifications

  • Common Name: Slimline Avalanche or Paradise Avalanche
  • Form: Upright, compact
  • Decious / Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Uses: Feature / Specimen, hedging, evergreen screening, narrow garden beds
  • Mature Height: 2 meters tall
  • Mature Width: 1 meters
  • Position: Full Sun – partial shade
  • Flower Colour: Snowy white
  • Flowering Period: Autumn – Winter
  • Soil Type: Thrives in well-draining, well-fertilized soil.
  • Water Requirements: Low – medium
  • Maintenance Level: Medium -benefits from gentle prune and fertalizer
  • Planter Suitability: Yes, ensure adequate room for growth
  • Native: No


Commonly Asked Questions

When does Avalanche Flower?

Sasanqua Avalanche Camellias flower during Autumn and Winter. Deadheading camellias is optional and mainly done for cosmetic reasons. If you enjoy the appearance of a clean and tidy plant, you can remove spent flowers, but it’s not essential for the health or future blooming of the camellia.


How far apart do I plant them for a screening hedge?

Avalanche are one of the more narrow styles of camellias, to create a screening hedge plant around .8 – 1m apart. Plant a little further apart if you would like to be stand alone feature plants. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plants to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and maintain a consistent soil temperature. Understand that it may take some time for the camellias to grow and fill in the hedge. Be patient, and as the plants mature, they will create a dense and attractive hedge.


When should I fertalise my camellias?

The best time to fertilize camellias is in late winter or early spring, just before the growing season begins. Fertilizing at this time provides nutrients to support new growth and flower development. It’s essential to use a balanced fertilizer specifically formulated for acid-loving plants, as camellias prefer acidic soil. Additionally, follow the recommended dosage on the fertilizer package to avoid over-fertilizing, which can harm the plants.