Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Achi'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.204, colour photo and description: Medium size, dark red, irregular, campanulate single with 5-6, channelled, reflexed, waved at margin, emarginate petals. Stamens cylindrical, filaments pink, joined at the lower third, with yellow anthers. Leaves dark green, obovate, apices tapering acute, margins obscurely, finely serrate. Blooms early to late. Selected from wild japonicas, named and released by Nobuo Sasai in 1976. From Okayama Prefecture, Japan.