Camellia sasanqua 'shishigashira'

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

  • Shishigashira
  • Shishigashira
  • Shishigashira
  • Shishigashira
  • Shishigashira
  • Shishigashira
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Camellia sasanqua 'shishigashira'
  • AliasKantsubaki, 寒椿
  • Place of originEndemic to JapanMedium evergreen tree
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Cemetery & Temple, Park, Horticultural species, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, November, December
  • Language of flowersLove

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.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. sasanqua cv. shishigashira
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeEvergreen medium tree
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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