Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Daihōkan'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.252, description, p.253, colour photo: Medium size, blush pink ground, finely peppered with red, wide campanulate single, with 5 broad, rounded, overlapping, crinkled and reflexed petals, and a broad central stamen cylinder with creamy filaments, joined for the lower third, and dark yellow anthers. Blooms very early to mid-season. Leaves dark green, broad ovate, apices abruptly blunt-acute, margins serrate. Originated in the Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Believed to be a seedling of Kamo-honnami.