Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Beni-chōchidori'
(Many Red Birds),Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.54, No.355, colour photo No.213. Chinese synonym for the Japanese camellia Beni-chidori.
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1987, Nihon no Chinka, p.168, colour photo and description: Medium size, red, single with 5 ovate petals, like a Chinese bellflower, and a central stamen cluster with white filaments, joined for the lower half, and yellow anthers. Leaves mid-green, elliptic to wide-elliptic, apices acute, margins serrulate, plant bushy and side-spreading. Originated in the Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Named and released by Mitsuroku Makino in 1987.