Plant Catalog - CAMELLIA SASANQUA KANJIRO
CAMELLIA SASANQUA KANJIRO
Camellia sasanqua 'Kanjiro'
A graceful evergreen shrub with a dense, arching growth habit. Flowers are small to midsize, and semi-double. Petals are bright, rich pink with red edges. Stamens are golden yellow. Blooms from fall to winter in California. Foliage 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: 8 - 12 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water