Shishi Gashira Camellia
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Shishi Gashira Camellia

Shishi Gashira Camellia

Gallon Size:
Gallon Size:
  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Camellia sasanqua 'Shishi Gashira'


Shishi Gashira Camellia produces large amounts of hot pink single blooms with golden stamens in late fall and into winter. A low growing, but wide shrub, the Shishi Gashira camellia is an excellent choice for a low hedge in a small yard. Weeping growth habit can give a romantic feel to a garden. A good companion plant is Snow Flurry Camellia.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 5'
Mature Width: 8'
Flower Season: Fall into winter
Sun: Full sun to full shade
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 10
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
-6.7 to -1.1
30 to 40
-1.1 to 4.4

Be sure to use a well drained soil medium when planting any Camellia as they prefer fall planting with less watering than you might think. In NC our soil is clay so we prefer to use pine bark soil conditioner when planting Camellia, Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, and Azalea.