Camellia sasanqua 'Kanjiro'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- Southlands Nursery
6550 Balaclava St. Vancouver BC V6N 1L9
- Canada Garden Works Ltd.
6250 Lougheed Hwy. Burnaby BC V5B 2Z9
- Maple Leaf Garden Centre
1343 Lynn Valley Road North Vancouver BC V7V 1J7
- Garden In Gardens Greenhouse Ltd.
7600 No 5 Road Richmond BC V6Y 2V3
|Botanical Pronunciation||kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Fall through Winter|
|Design Ideas||This brilliant, cherry pink camellia deserves a place in high profile foundation plantings or as a backdrop to outdoor living spaces in the backyard. A must for Asian or woodland garden settings under large, old shade trees with filtered canopies. Dress up a wall or garage as a shrub or train the dense, spreading habit of this Camellia as an espalier for a formal look.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Kanjiro's versatility in shade and partial sun, as well as wet and dry conditions, make this a plant that pairs well with a variety of garden shrubs and perennials. Combine with the big, bold foliage and blooms of Hosta, Coral Bells, Hydrangea, Rhododendron, Elephant Ears, and Japanese Aralia. For an Asian theme, design with mixed Azaleas, Heavenly Bamboo, Dogwood, Japanese Maples, Peony, Iris and Gardenia.|
Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Prune lightly to shape and feed with an acid fertilizer after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10