Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chūjōhaku'
Japanese Name：中将白 ちゆうじょうはく（かんさい
Tuyama, 1966, Camellia Cultivars of Japan.Different reading for Chūjōhaku.
» English Description
Minagawa, 1934, Chinkashū; Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, p.13, pl.25, description, p.92; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.230: Pure white bush camellia, occasionally anemone form. Petals.8-10, laxly wavy, wrinkled, incised at apex. Stamen cluster, broad and short; stamens numerous and scattered. Flowers early to late. Leaves, ovoid-elliptic, suddenly tapered apex; petioles glabrous. Chūjōhime is a famous princess from a Kabuki drama and in this case it probably means a “White Silk Dress”. ‘Chōjō’ is also an ancient name for the Imperial Guards who wore white silk uniforms. Different readings: ‘Chūjōjiro’, ‘Chūjōshiro’. Originated in in the Kansai District, Japan.