Shishigashira

Crossbreds of camellia and Camellia sasanqua, with peach flowers in winter

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    Shishigashira @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Shishigashira @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Shishigashira
Formal Name
Camellia sasanqua 'shishigashira'
Alias
Kantsubaki
Habitat
Endemic to JapanMedium evergreen tree
Morph
Evergreen medium tree

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What is Shishigashira

Shishigashira or Kantsubaki, (scientific name: Camellia sasanqua 'Shishigashira') , is endemic to Japan and is an evergreen medium tree of the department Theaceae , of the Camellia genus . It is a typical flowering trees and shrubs in winter. Double light pink flower is the national flower, red, white, and Pink's single and double. And with oval-shaped dark green leaves, there is a sharp serrated leaf edge. Hybridization between species, Camellia (scientific name:Camellia japonica) and Sasanqua (scientific name:Camellia sasanqua). Camellia petals and stamens have cemented and the features of falling petals one has adapted.Because there is strong pruning and spread next to the Evergreen nature used to trees and fences.

Common name: Shishigashira, scientific name:Camellia sasanqua 'Shishigashira', synonym:Camellia hiemalis, origin: endemic to Japan, Height: 1-3 m, flowering: November to net February, leaf color: dark green, leaf: oval-shaped, leaf edges: sharp serrated, flower diameter: 5 to 7 cm, double-petaled flower color: pale red, red, white, pink, single or double flowered.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Theaceae
Genus
Camellia
Species
C. sasanqua cv. shishigashira
Flower language
Love ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Rosa
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenCt flower・Flower arrangementBotanic gardenGraveyard、Templeparkcultivated variety Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
JanFebNovDec
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 7

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