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Camellia hiemalis 'Shi Shi Gashira' /Shi Shi Gashira Sasanqua

Camellia hiemalis 'Shi Shi Gashira'   / Camellia hiemalis 'Shi Shi Gashira'
Very heavy flowering sasanqua
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Very heavy flowering sasanqua

Close-up of hot-pink flower

This sasanqua is a relatively low growing cultivar

Full view of a mature plant in full bloom

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Scientific Name: Camellia hiemalis 'Shi Shi Gashira'
Common Name: Shi Shi Gashira Sasanqua
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Winter
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Spring
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: One of the best of the low growing camellias that fill the garden with a profusion of blossoms in November and December. Tea scale may infest leaves of any camellia. Provide a well drained soil, partial shade and mulch plants to help conserve moisture.