Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chinshin'
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.99, colour photo, p.231, description: Pure white single, 6-7 petals, 7 cm across, campanulate, central column of stamens with white filaments and light yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves, elliptic, smooth, dark green, with raised midrib and obscure venation. See Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.53. Originated in the Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Discovered by the staff of the Agriculture Section of Hirado City Office in 1975. Named and released by Saburō Kumazawa. Note: Name also translated as “Personal Name”.