October Magic® White Shi-Shi™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua ‘Green 02-004’ PP27553

Selected for its bushy, spreading habit similar to the well-known ‘Shi Shi Gashira’, this low growing evergreen offers durable, versatile performance for the landscape and public spaces. Porcelain-white, formal double flowers provide a graceful display at a time of the year when fewer trees and shrubs are blooming. A gold medal winner for sure!


Porcelain white double formal flowers bloom from October through January

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous


USDA Zones

7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to 0°F to 10°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Dwarf, Fall Blooming, Heat Tolerance, Spreading Habit, Tolerates Clay Soil


Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Planting, Slope


Full Sun to Part Shade



Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil


Yearly in late spring


3-4’ H X 3-4’ W


Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants