Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA SHISHI GASHIRA
CAMELLIA SASANQUA SHISHI GASHIRA
Camellia sasanqua 'Shishi Gashira'
Shishi Gashira Camellia
A graceful evergreen shrub with a spreading growth habit. Flowers are midsize, and semi-double or double. Petals are hot pink. Stamens are golden yellow. Blooms from fall to winter in California. LFoliage is dark green. Leaves are smaller than C. japonica. Sasanqua camellias are more tolerant of sun than japonicas. Needs acidic soil, pH 5.1 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 9, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 4 - 5 feet high and 6 - 8 feet wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water