Shishi Gashira Camellia
Camellia sasanqua 'Shishi Gashira'
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.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||kuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Fall through Winter|
|Design Ideas||This low and wide spreader boasts hot pink flowers and is ideal for raised planters in city gardens. Allow its unique weeping form to create the background for a romantic garden setting, or use it as a front-of-the-border feature. Excellent up against the house to cover foundations and to tuck neatly beneath windows. For a colorful effect during the dull days of winter, mass several under very large tree canopies with filtered shade. Equally at home as a single specimen around water gardens and pools, where the pendulous branches may trail off boulders and falling petals may float upon the still water.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Shade Loving, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Maple (Acer); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
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