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 texture : Shiny
Leaf shape : Elliptic
Leaf color : Dark green
Flower width : 2-1/2"
Flower shape : Semi-double
Flower color : Pink
Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen
Average size maturity width : 6-8 ft.
Average size maturity height : 3 ft.
USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)
Sunset zone : 4-9, 12, 14-24
Water requirements : Regular
Light exposure : Sun
Attractive bark :Yes