Sasanqua

Camellia sasanqua

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  • Flower name
    Sasanqua
  • Scientific name
    Camellia sasanqua
  • Alias岩花火, ヒメツバキ, ヤブサザンカ, 姫椿, 藪山茶花, sasanqua
  • Place of originJapanese unique species
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonOctober, November, December
  • Language of flowersA dedicated love

What is Sasanqua

Sasanqua (scientific name: Camellia sasanqua) is a Japanese unique species and is an evergreen wide-leaved tree of the family Theaceae. In Japan, it grows naturally in mountainous areas of Honshu Yamaguchi prefecture south, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa. It is a precious flower blooming in winter when other flowers do not bloom. The native species in Japan are white, but the gardening variety also has pink and red. Camellia japonica (Tsubaki). It is similar to the camellia of the same family, but Sasanqua is jagged at the leaf margin, and the petals are scattered apart. It is also a hand to check with petals that fell to the ground. As with camellia, fruit is collected in Sasanqua and oil is collected.The genus "Camellia" is a contribution to the Czech botanist Georg Joseph "Kamel",and the species name "sasanqua" is named after the Japanese "Sasanqua". Flower language is "dedicated love".

Common name: Sasanqua, Scientific name: Camellia sasanqua, Place of origin: Japan-specific species, habitat distribution in Japan: Honshu Yamaguchi prefecture sub-south, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa mountains, life type: hardy evergreen broadleaf tree, height: 2-6 m, leaf shape : Oval, leaf margin: saw tooth presence, leaf order: alternate, radial symmetry, petals: 5 to 7, ovary: superior, stamens: large, flowering period: October to December, flower color: peach, red, white, Flower diameter: 3 to 7 cm.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Theaceae
  • Genus
    Camellia
  • Species
    C.sasanqua
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeevergreen wide-leaved tree
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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