Camellia sasanqua 'Hiryu' (Autumn camellia)
Hiryu is an upright to arching, evergreen shrub with ovate, glossy, dark green leaves and lightly fragrant, semi-double, reddish-pink flowers from late autumn into winter.
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained acid soil in a sheltered shade. Protect buds & flowers from cold, dry winds and early morning sun. Fertilise in mid-spring & early summer. If container grown, use ericaceous compost. Suitable for wall training. Will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.