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Benisuzume (vernalis)

Last Updated:2021/5/28 5:39:45 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-1416

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1898

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia x vernalis 'Benisuzume (vernalis)'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:紅雀 べにすずめ

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Description

» English Description

Ashizawa, Yagorō, 1898, Chabaika Taishū; Wada, 1941, Garden Treasures of Japan, p.32: Hybrid with C.japonica, the habit and leaves showing its influ­ence, the fragrance and detached segments showing the kinship to C.sasanqua. A small, 22 petalled flower. Red with white spots and stripes. Leaves dark green, 7.9 cm x 3.6 cm. Listed under “Winter flowering varieties of C.sasanqua”. Synonyms: ‘Yae-wabisuke’, ‘Chirihime’(Kansai). The original tree is at the Reiganji Temple in Kyoto.

» Japanese Description

国立歴史民俗博物館. 2009. 《冬の華・サザンカ》. P.27.     日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 「日本.ツバキ図鑑」. P.316. 京都產. []桃紅色、ときに白斑、八重、極小輪、123月 []楕円、厚質、大形、[]横張り性、弱い [来歴]ハルサザンカ。京都・霊鑑寺の八重佗助が原木、関西で散姫と呼ぶが、関東では白斑入りのものを紅雀と呼ぶ。。写文/箱田


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