Camellia Sasanqua Hiryu

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Hiryu is tall and bushy shrub with dark, glossy foliage. A very popular variety, the large single to semi-double flowers are a deep rose shading to red at the petal edge.


Ideal for screens, hedges, large containers, topiary and as general landscaping plants. The perfect plant for any garden style.

Common Name: Camellia sasanqua 'Hiryu' Botanical Name: Camellia sasanqua 'Hiryu' Plant size: Approx 12 - 15cm Pot size: 50mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 4 - 6m wide. Maintenance: Regular tip pruning to maintain formal shape and encourage dense growth especially if hedging or topiarying Planting: The biggest danger to planting camellias is planting them too deep. They are shallow rooting and prefer a moist (not wet) fertile, well drained soil. Mulching is essential to prevent the shallow roots from drying out in hot weather
Apply a six month slow release fertiliser in Spring and Autumn with camellia and azalea food.

Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Bird attracting
  • Cut flowers
  • Striking Flowers

Garden Style

  • Chinese garden
  • Cottage Garden
  • Formal Garden

Growth Rate

  • Slow

Hedging

  • Formal Hedge
  • Privacy Screen
  • Tall Hedge
  • Wind break

Plant Spacing

  • 80cm - 1m

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Large Shrubs

Position

  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Feature planting
  • Mass planting
  • Topairy


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