Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Asaka'
Japanese Name：浅香 あさか
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.299, colour photo and description: Medium size, pale pink, semi-double, opening wide, cup-shape with 23 row of irregular, emarginate, overlapping petals and a short, spreading stamen cluster, with large yellow anthers. Leaves dark green, ovate, apices acute, margins coarsely serrate. Blooms early to mid-season. Fragrant. Originated in Okayama Prefecture, Japan from the cross, Hatsu-arashi-Saga x Tagoto-no-tsuki. Originated and released by Nobuo Sasai in 1978.