Formal NameCamellia sasanqua 'shishigashira'
HabitatEndemic to JapanMedium evergreen tree
MorphEvergreen medium tree
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.
SpeciesC. sasanqua cv. shishigashira
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeGarden Ct flower・Flower arrangement Botanic garden Graveyard、Temple park cultivated variety Pot flower
ColorRed, Pink, White
SeasonJan Feb Nov Dec
Height100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 7