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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chikushi-no-haru'
Japanese Name：筑紫の春 ちくしのはる
» English Description
Watanabe, Kyōto Engei, Kurabu, Tsubaki, Tokushū, No.10, 1970, p.115. No description. Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, p.103, pl.207 & p.321: Medium size, 11 cm across, pale pink, semi-double to peony form, with 8-9 petals, each having a fine peppering of pink dots, large and round. Flower somewhat bellshaped with a central column of stamens, filaments pale yellow. Flowers early to mid-season. Leaves, medium, glossy, dark green, slightly keeled, sharply serrate, prominently veined. See colour photos and descriptions, p.94 & p.229, Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū and p.374, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka. Named by Murata, Teruo, Kurume Horticultural Research Dept., of a seedling raised by a citizen of the Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Resembles Yuba-shibori.