Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Benifukura'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.201, colour photo and description: Medium size, deep red, wide campanulate single, with 6 broad, overlapping petals, emarginate and somewhat crinkled around the margins and a central stamen cylinder, with ivory to pinkish filaments, joined for the lower third, and small yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season. Leaves bright green, elliptic to broad-elliptic, apices tapering-acute, margins serrate. Originated in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Named and released by Nagaharu Niwa in 1987, released by Gifu Camellia Club.