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!

Bloom/Feature

Porcelain white double formal flowers bloom from October through January

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

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

Use

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

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in late spring

Dimensions

3-4’ H X 3-4’ W

Pruning

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