Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Beniwaraku'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.209, colour photo and description: Very small size, brilliant scarlet, campanulate single with 5 emarginate, reflexed petals and a short, central stamen column with red filaments and golden anthers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves ovate to lanceolate, mid-green, apices acuminate, margins sharply serrate, inclined to roll or twist. Originated in the Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.322; English translation p.239. Dwarf growth. A natural seedling of Benisuzume. Named and released by Minoru Takeuchi in 1980.