Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Asakura-wabishin'
Japanese Name：朝倉佗芯 あさくらわびしん
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.216, colour photo and description: Small size, cup-shaped, bright red single with 5 large, rounded, overlapping petals. Stamens spreading, anthers white. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves, mid-green, ovate, margins serrate. Originated in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Found at the castle ruin of the Asakura family, named by Tokuji Ōoka in 1980.