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Shishi Gashira Camellia Sasanqua
Shishi Gashira Camellia Sasanqua

Theaceae Camellia Sasanqua Shishi Gashira

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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F
Sun ExposureMorning Sun / Evening Shade, Morning Shade / Evening Sun, Dappled Light / Filtered Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained, Moderately Drained
Resistent ToHeat
BloomsFall Blooms, Winter Blooms
Average Height4' to 5'
Average Width4' to 6'
AttractsVisual Attention
Additional Information About Shishi Gashira Camellia Sasanqua

Camellia Sasanqua 'Shishi Gashira' is a moderate growing shrub that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 4 feet to 5 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 6 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides morning sun with afternoon shade, morning shade with afternoon sun or filtered sun and grows best when planted in loam or clay soil that is well drained or moderately drained. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to heat.

Shishi Gashira Camellia can be useful in the landscape in foundation plantings, in shrub borders, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as an accent, as a focal point, in landscape beds or islands, grown flat against a wall, as a hedge or as a tree form shrub and also in theme gardens, cottage gardens or shade gardens.

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Noteworthy Characteristics

Shishi Gashira is without a doubt the finest landscape camellia on the market. Produces an abundance of gorgeous, rose-pink double blooms that are as pretty as roses. Waxy, evergreeen, dark green leaves are handsome year round on this dwarf, compact form.


It's compact size (3-4' H x 4-5' W) make Shi Shi Gashira a fine selection for home foundation plantings or small garden spaces where larger growing cameliias won't fit. Like many evergreen azaleas, it also serves well in small to large groupings, as a natural low hedge or in large containers.


Camellias prefer a fertile, moist but well-drained, acidic soil. Constantly soggy soil is a slow killer. Your new camellia should not need regular watering after the first year unless there are extended periods of dry weather during summer. Camellias do best in partial shade or filtered sun. Avoid afternoon direct sun. 

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USDA Zones: 7A-10B



Species:  Sasanqua (Fall to Mid Winter Blooming)

Bloom Color:  Rose-Pink

Bloom Size:  3 inches

Bloom Form:  Double

Bloom Season:  Fall to Mid Winter

Maintainable Height:  3 feet

Maintainable Width:  4 feet

Growth Habit: Mounding, Dense

Light Preferences:  Filtered shade to light sun

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