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Bishōnen

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Id:ICR-1680

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1969

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Bishōnen'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:美少年 びしょうねん

Meaning

Description

» English Description

Yoshimura Catalogue, 1969; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.126, colour photo, p.243, description: Pink background with deeper pink peppering and a few dashes of carmine, edges of petals touched with very pale pink merging to white, large Higo style flower, 11-13 cm across, 7 petals, irregular shapes with creped edges, opening flat; large central burst of stamens. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves, dark green with prominent veins, large, elliptical, growth spreading. A sport of Shintsukasa-nishiki. Originated in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Nanpū is regarded as being the same sport.

» Japanese Description

日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.252. 熊本產. [花]桃色地に紅色の縦絞り、一重、平開咲き、梅芯、大輪、3~4月。[葉]長楕円、大形、肉厚。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]1978年に肥後つばき協会により認定、南風も本種に統合。写/阿部、文/松本
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