Camellia 'Kira-shiro-kantsubaki' in the Camellias Database

Data specific to Camellias (Edit)
Flower size: Small: 2 1/2 -3 inches (6-8 cm)
Blooming period: Early season: (before January 1)
Bloom Type: semi-double
Growth Habit & Rate: very compact growth habit,
Year Originated & Registration date: Released in 1960s by Kira Firm
Place of Origination: Nishio City, Japan

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet tall in ten years
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Other: white with slight red marking on the outer petals
Pollinators: Bees

Photo courtesy of Camellia Forest Nursery

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