Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Asahi-no-hikari'
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.11, colour photo, p.198, description: Flower, cup-shaped single, very pale pink background with vertical crimson streaks, and a cylindrical stamen cluster. Average measurement, medium size. Early to mid-season flowering. Leaves, medium size, elliptical; base obtuse, reflexed, shallowly serrate. Vigorous, upright growth. Originated and released by Shunichi Sakuragi in 1973. From Aichi Prefecture. .