Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Benigasa'
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.245: Medium size, red, semi-double with inner petals semi-erect. Mid-season flowering. Leaves, medium sized, ovate to long-ovate, conspicuous serrations, mid-green. Plant habit, upright, vigorous, thick branches. A sport from Ehigasa. Originated in the Chūbu District, Japan. Named and released by Minoru Satō in 1982.