Camellia 'Kenkyo'

Sasanqua,autumn flowering camellia

  • Flowering Time : January, October, November, December
  • Height in 10 years : 2 metres / 6 feet 6 inches

Description

Average, open, evergreen shrub, valued for luxuriant rich green foliage and single, scented white flowers with a boss of golden stamens. Prefers warm, sunny site and well drained neutral/acid soil.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Camellias will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so.

Hardiness

  • UK Zone : 3
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H3
  • US Zone : 7B
  • Min Temp : -15°C (5°F)

Hardy in a sheltered site in most UK, Coastal France and northern Italy and Pacific Northwest gardens, but may be damaged in severest winters. Often early into flower and growth.

Alternative Camellias

  • Camellia 'Narumigata'
  • Camellia 'Snowflake'
  • Camellia 'Kanjiro (formerly known as Hiryu)'