The University of Mississippi
Landscape Services Department

Shi Shi Camellia


Scientific: Camellia Sasanqua

The leaves of Sasanqua Camellias are much smaller and dense than the Japanese Camellias, making for a smaller more compact shrub. Like the Japanese Camellia Sasanqua Camellias need a moist acidic soil. The Shi-Shi Camellia is a late bloomer and its form is low spreading. The flowers of Camellia sasanqua 'Shi-Shi Gashira' are semi-double and deep pink or rose in color.
Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-8
Plant Use: Flowering Shrub
Exposure: Sun to Shade
Water Requirements: Medium

 

 


Locations on campus: Quad
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