Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Benisumire'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.200, colour photo, p.201, description: Small size, deep crimson, with a purplish cast, tubular to wide campanulate single, with 5 broad, overlapping, rounded, somewhat reflexed petals of uneven size, and a central stamen column with crimson filaments, joined for the lower half, and yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season. Leaves small, narrow-elliptic, apices long-tapering acuminate, margins serrulate. Originated in the Toyama Prefecture, Japan. A seedling of Tulip Time x Kon-wabisuke.