Camellia sasanqua 'Kanjiro' offers a profusion of small, lightly fragrant, bright cerise pink, semi double flowers with reddish edges.
'Kanjiro' offers a profusion of small, lightly fragrant, bright cerise pink, semi double flowers with reddish edges. Camellia sasanqua bloom from fall through the winter into early spring with fragrant flowers. In Japan their leaves are used for tea and the seeds for tea seed oil. Camellias appreciate rich, acidic, moist, well-draining soils. Use in the light shady garden as an accent or specimen plant, as an espalier or hedge, or in containers and as cut flowers. Somewhat deer resistant. Plant in a protected location in zone 7.
Common Name: Camellia
Family: Theaceae (The Tea family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Fall - Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: A forest understory and forest edge shrub of hills and mountains from 300-1,100 metres elevation.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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