Camellia sasanqua 'Hiryu'

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Very popular variety. Deep rose shading to red at the petal edge. A very hardy vigorous grower.


Sasanquas love to grow in a partly shaded position. Prune after flowering and in Summer to maintain a compact shape. Once established, sasanquas will grow in most soil types, however, they prefer a well drained slightly acidic soil. When mature they are quite drought tolerant. Fertilise in late Spring and Summer with a specific Camellia fertiliser or a complete organic fertiliser.

Landscape Uses

Ideal for screens, hedges, large containers, espaliers, topiary and as general flowering garden plants. The perfect plant for nearly all garden styles.