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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Benihitoe-kingyoba-tsubaki'
Japanese Name：紅一重錦魚葉椿 べにひとえきんぎょばつばき
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979. Senchinshū, p.136, colour photo, p.246, description: Red, medium size, single camellia, evenly opening almost flat; stamens in central cylindrical column, 8-10 cm across. Mid-season to late flowering. Leaves, broad-elliptic with multiple apices (like the tail of a goldfish). Thick, recurved, wavy. Sometimes a small dorsal leaf is attached to one of the apices, when it is called Ranchūba-tsubaki. Vigorous, spreading growth. Originated in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.