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Chiyohime

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Id:ICR-2719

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Chiyohime'

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Senhime Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.231.Different reading for ‘Chihime’, synonym for Chiyohime.

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Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.98, colour photo, p.231, description: Small, campanulate, soft pink single of 7-9 petals, large, slightly rounded, somewhat crinkled, flushed a deeper pink. Late flowering. Leaves, small, long-ellip­tic, acuminate, mid-green, venation obvious, waved, sharply serrate. See p.93, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka. Synonym: ‘Senhime’. Resembles Momochidori, Hamadayama. Originated in Kantō area, Japan. Named and released by Saburō Yokoyama around 1974, released by Masaomi Murata.
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