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botanical name:
Camellia japonica 'Shiragiku'
Camellia japonica 'Shiragiku' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Camellia japonica 'Purity'
family:  Theaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 4.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -8°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Medium sized, rose form to formal double, white flowers, shading to cream at the base. Vigorous upright growth habit.

cultivation:
Acid, well drained, humus-rich soil and a sheltered, shady position.

propagation:
From cuttings, by layering or grafting

other notes:
First recorded in 1681.

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