Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chōka (Seibundō Shinkōsha)'
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.97, Colour photo, p.231 description: Small dark crimson single, 5-6 petals, campanulate. Compact central column of filaments, filaments pure white, anthers golden. In the early stages the blooms are almost black, becoming deep red later in the season. Mid-season flowering. Leaves elliptic, apex short acuminate, veins inclined to be prominent. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.229. Note: This is not the original Okumura Camellia. Originated in the Tokyo Prefecture, Japan.