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Shishi Gashira Dwarf Camellia Sasanqua - 3 Gallon Pot
Shishi Gashira is without a doubt one of the finest Camellia sasanqua on the market. It produces an amazing amount of gorgeous, bright rose-pink double flowers on compact plants growing to only 3 to 4 feet tall with a slightly wider spread to maybe 5 feet. get all the details below!

Shishi Gashira Dwarf Camellia Sasanqua - 3 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 3 GALLON POT
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Shishi Gashira Dwarf Camellia
Camellia sasanqua 'Shishi Gashira'

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-10b  Find Your Zone

Note:  For our customers who live and garden north of USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 7a, where this Camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy, you'll be happy to know it can be grown in containers that can be brought indoors during winter and placed back outside when temperatures warm up in spring.



Special Attributes

Shishi Gashira is without a doubt one of the finest Camellia sasanqua on the market. It produces an amazing amount of gorgeous, bright rose-pink double flowers on compact plants growing to only 3 to 4 feet tall with a slightly wider spread to maybe 5 feet. Its compact size makes it an excellent choice for smaller garden spaces and in home foundation plantings.



Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing to only about 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide (depending on pruning), the Shishi Gashira Camellia is ideal for use as a specimen, in groupings or as a hedge in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. A fine addition to camellia gardens, Asian gardens, pink theme gardens, cottage gardens, cut flower gardens and woodland borders. Also suitable for containers that can be brought indoors during by those who live and garden above USDA Zone 7a, where this camellia variety is not reliably winter hardy. Find Your Zone

Spacing:  3 to 4 feet apart for solid hedge; 8 feet or more apart for space between plants




Cultural Preferences

Camellia adapt well to various soil types however prefer a moist but well-drained acidic soil that is rich in organic matter. Constantly soggy soil is a slow killer. In general, Camellia grows and blooms better in partial shade with some shelter from the hot afternoon sun. Morning sun with afternoon shade or filtered sunlight is perfect. All-day filtered sun is fine.




Helpful Articles

Click on a below to find helpful advice from our experts on how to plant and care for Camellias.


*Espalier (pronounced: ih-spal-yay) ...an ornamental shrub or tree that has been trained to grow flat against a wall, fence, or other vertical, flat surface.




Plant Details

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 7a-10b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Evergreen Flowering Shrub
Species:  Sasanqua (Fall, Mid Winter)
Height at Maturity:  3-4' 
Width at Maturity:  4-5'
Spacing:  3-4' for solid hedges; 8'+ for space between plants
Flower Color:  Rose-Pink 
Flower Size:  Large, 2.5-3"
Flowering Period:  Fall to Mid Winter
Flower Type:  Double
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Dark Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Berries:  No
Berry Color:  NA
Sun Needs:  Morning Sun with Afternoon Shade or Filtered Sun, All Day Filtered Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Lower when established
Soil Type:  Clay (amended), Loam, Sand (amended), Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist
Soil pH:  5.0 - 6.5 (Acid)
Maintenance / Care:  Low
Attracts:  Visual Attention
Resistances:  Deer, Drought (when established), Heat, Humidity
Intolerances:  Direct Afternoon Sun, Constantly Soggy Soil



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