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Camellia sasanqua Soft Pink Semi-double Blooms


C. sasanqua generally has smaller leaves and flowers than C. japonica and blooms earlier. C. sasanqua is rather versatile in the landscape and can be used as accent, in containers, espaliers, ground covers, or informal hedges. 'Showa-No-Sakae' is a low growing shrub with arching branches, soft pink, semi-double to double flowers, and shiny dark green foliage. More open and faster growing than 'Shishi-Gashira'.

Camellia sasanqua 'Showa-No-Sakae'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Shiny

Leaf shape : Elliptic

Leaf color : Dark green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 2-1/2"

Flower shape : Semi-double

Flower color : Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6-8 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 4-9, 12, 14-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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