Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Aoi-no-ue'
Species/Combination：C. hiemalis × C. yuhsienensis
» English Description
Hagiya, 1987, JCS, Camellia, No.24. p.13 with a colour photo: A cross between the species C.hiemalis Shishigashira x C.yuhsienensis, raised by Dr Kaoru Hagiya, Niigata, Japan. A peach pink ground with some white graduations on outer petals. Medium sized, slender petals, lotus shaped, semidouble blossoms, mid-season on an erect tree. Aoi-no-ue is the name of Hikaru Genji’s wife in the ancient novel Genji Monogatari.