Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Beni-surusumi'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.145, colour photo and description: Large size, peach pink, single, with 6 broad, waved, overlapping petals, reflexed, emarginate and a large, central stamen cylinder with ivory filaments, joined for the lower third, and golden anthers. Blooms mid-season to very late. Leaves dark green, round-ovate, apices abrupt-acute. Originated in the Chūbu District, Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.232 with colour photo; English translation p.161. A cross between Surusumi and Ōshō. Originated and released by Minoru Satō in 1972.