Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Benihōshu'
» English Description
Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.234 with colour photo; English translation p.164. Very large, deep red, formal double with many, thick petals, cylindrical to split stamens. Flowers mid-season to late. Leaves elliptic, large, curved outwards. Upright, vigorous growth. A natural seedling of unknown parentage. Originated by Takeo Koyama, named by Saneichi Koyama, released by the Kagawa Branch of the JCS. From Kagawa Prefecture.