Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Daikichi'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.212 colour photo, p.213, description: Medium size, vivid crimson, wide campanulate single with 7 wide, crinkled, reflexed petals, and a central stamen column, pinched in at top, pale yellow to pinkish filaments, joined for the lower half, and yellow anthers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves bright green, broad elliptic, margins obscurely serrate. The original tree is growing in Kagamihara City, Gifu Prefecture, history obscure. Named by Nagaharu Niwa in 1987, released by Gifu Camellia Club.