Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ai-no-goshiki'
Japanese Name：愛の五色 あいのごしき
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.252, colour photo and description: Small size, vase-shaped single, with 6 rounded, overlapping petals of very pale pink, with rare pink streaks. Flower colour changes from pink, pale pink with pink stripes, pink with white edges. Stamens cylindrical, pinched in at top, filaments pale cream, joined for the lower half, anthers pale gold. Leaves glossy mid-green, elliptic, edges serrate, twisted and rolled under, apices tapering acute. Late flowering. Originated in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.