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Chō-no-hige

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Id:ICR-2743

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Chō-no-hige'

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Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, p.136, pl.162: Leaves, dark green, rhombo-elliptic to broadly elliptic, dull surface, flat, veins slightly impressed, 6.7-7.7 cm long by 3.7-4.2 cm wide; petioles 5-7 mm long, glabrous. Flowers, widely opened, deep red, (Cardinal Red 822/2) petals wide, wrinkled and slightly recurved, 5-7 in number. Largest about 4.5 cm x 4.5 cm. Androecium, small, 2.5-3 cm high, stamens scanty, fila­ments pinkish. Late flowering. Originated in the garden of the Buddhist Temple, Jiganji, Ogure-dani, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
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