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Susy Dirr Camellia

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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 8 - 12 Feet
  • Mature Spread 5 - 7 Feet
  • Growing Zones 7 - 9

The large double pink blooms of the Susy Dirr Camellia will delight when they bloom from fall into the winter. Camellia sasanqua 'Green 99-031' as it is botanically called is named after the late Susy Dirr, daughter of Dr. Michael and Bonnie Dirr. Susy was born with cystic fibrosis, but didn’t let that hold her back. Named in her honor, Susy Dirr Camellia is an impressive evergreen shrub that grows to around 8 to 12 feet tall. Deep green leaves make the perfect backdrop for its stunning and fragrant blooms. 

High deer resistance makes the Susy Dirr Camellia ideal for a rural location. It is considered winter hardy down to USDA zone 7b. A versatile camellia, ‘Susy Dirr’ is ideal for growing as a specimen, forming a hedge, or training into a small tree. Its evergreen nature can be used to provide useful screening.

Susy Dirr Camellia Care

The Susy Dirr Camellia is happiest when it receives filtered light or morning sun and protection from the harsh afternoon sun. It favors an acidic soil that is fertile, well drained and moist. Fertilize with an ericaceous feed in early spring and mulch with organic matter. Water well upon planting and until a good root system is established. Once mature, dry spells can be tolerated, but avoid overwatering which can lead to root rot. 

As a fall-flowering camellia, any pruning should be performed in early spring. Lightly trim to shape and size using a pair of clean and sharp pruners. 

Susy Dirr Camellia Spacing

When mature, the Susy Dirr Camellia can reach 8 to 12 feet tall and 5 to 7 feet across. Plant at a spacing of 5 to 7 feet for hedging or further apart for more defined shrubs. 

Susy Dirr Camellia Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 7 - 9
Plant Type: Bushes
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 8 - 12 Feet
Mature Spread: 5 - 7 Feet
Spacing: 5 - 7 Feet
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): Pink
Flower Description:
Bloom Period: Fall into Winter
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Dark Green
Seasonal Interest: Fall Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer, Disease
Tolerates: Heat, Drought
Attracts: N/A
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Hedges & Privacy
Features: Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance
Brand:
Common Name: Susy Dirr Camellia
Other Name(s): Sasanqua Samellia
Scientific Name: Camellia sasanqua 'Green 99-031'
SKU:
123PLA1655-npn

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Known As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Known As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Known As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Winter to Early Spring

We ship only when it's warm enough to plant in your growing zone.
Sometimes plants aren't completely ready to sell and ship in early spring. We will wait until the plants are ready before shipping so you don't get a subpar product.
For Southern plants we will be able to ship much earlier than plants coming from our northern nursery.

Summer

If there is extreme heat we may delay shipping for a week or several weeks.
We review what areas the plants are traveling through as well as your location.

Fall into Winter

We’ll ship plants out all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!

Winter

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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