My Camellia Bloomed!

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  1. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    It's a Camellia Shishi Gashira.
    I found it on sale late Spring (I believe). Really didn't expect the little thing to bloom at all this year.



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    camellia shishi gashira ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )





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    camellia shishi gashira "close-up" ( photo / image / picture from cherylad's Garden )
     
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    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    Beautiful shade of hot pink!
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I don't care for the color pink but that is beautiful.
     
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    That is beautiful..Thank you for sharing. I am so excited for you.
     



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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    How remarkable is that.
    I do not know this Camelia at all. Theyt are lovely any time they choose to bloom.
     
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    It's beautiful and just in time for Christmas.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    What a brave little flower. It doesn't even know it is making Stewbies from all over the world happy :)
     
  9. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Thanks everyone! I got it because the tag said it would bloom in Fall and Winter. Guess it was right! Hopefully it'll grow up big and tall. Sure is a nice thing to see those bright colors this time of year.
     
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    blissful photons In Flower

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    shishi camellia

    It will not grow big and tall. This is a slow and low growing cultivar. Often referred to as a dwarf form. :(


    It's not really a dwarf. Just slow growing. Unless, of course, you talk to it.
     
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  11. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    The tag says it can reach 6 feet. That's tall enough for me! It also says its slow growing. Wonder how slow is slow?
    And welcome back Bliss!
     
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    Omg I can't believe my Camellia buds are coming on slowly already, they never usually start till spetember...it fought through with last winter and I did have a nice show with it after I had hubby do an Igloo cover up :chuckle:

    Last winter

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    Flowering

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