Camellia sasanqua 'Hiryu'
Camellia 'Hiryu', is Swanes' deepest pink Camellia Sasanqua, popular as flowering hedge or screen for winter flower colour.
Pot size: 25cm / 250mm
Swanes' deepest pink Camellia Sasanqua, popular as flowering hedge or screen for winter flower colour.
Beautiful large semi-double flowers, deep rose shading to red at the petal edges, borne on a tall bushy shrub.
Hiryu (syn. Kanjiro) is technically Camellia hiemalis, very closely related to Camellia Sasanqua.
|Common Name||Camellia Hiryu|
|Botanical Name||Camellia hiemalis 'Hiryu'|
|Position||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Height||Pruned from 150cm. Unpruned height to 400cm.|
|Width||Pruned from 80cm. Unpruned to 300cm.|
|Cold Tolerance||Light frosts|
|Flower Season||Autumn, Winter|
|Pot Size||250mm (25cm)|
|Hates||Drying out too much in Spring & Summer. Alkaline soils.|
|Likes||Slow release fertiliser for acid loving plants. Consistent water during establishment.|
|Swane's Says||Prune to keep bushy, and to almost any height, width, and shape. Performs best with a soil pH of 6-6.5.|