Showa-No-Sakae Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Showa-No-Sakae'

SKU
2210
Exquisite, soft pink, semi-double, ruffled flowers with bright gold stamens emerge early to mid-season. Upright, slightly weeping branches display glossy, dark green foliage, providing fantastic contrast to the blooms. Excellent choice for a colorful low hedge, espalier, or groundcover. Evergreen.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkuh-MEE-lee-uh suh-SAN-kwuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeFall through Winter
Design IdeasExcellent choice for a colorful low hedge, espalier, or groundcover due to its short, pendulous habit. A great addition to an Asian inspired garden or in mass at the front fringe of a woodland setting. Perfect for hanging baskets or pots.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Espalier, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureTolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Key FeatureCool Season Flowers

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.

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