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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chūbu-tamadare'
Japanese Name：中部玉垂 ちゅうぶたまだれ
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.229: This was the old name for the present day Dainagon, but was also used as a synonym for Chūbu-tamadare.
» English Description
Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978, p.155, pl.378, description, p.253; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1980, Senchinshū, p.96 & p.230: A bowl shaped, deep pink, double, 16-20 petals, large, rounded, outer rows embracing a centre of some erect petals, intermixed with stamens. Leaves, wide-elliptic, large, thick on a spreading tree. Flowers early to mid-seasom. The stamens are cylindrical, though of irregular length, with occasional petaloids. It resembles the Kantō Hanafūki but flowers earlier, its colour is darker and the leaves larger. It is an ancient specimen which existed in olden times in Inazawa, the Aichi Prefecture where it was called ‘Tamadare’. Synonym: ‘Chūbu-hanafūki’.