Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ebicha-shikibu'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino,1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.228, colour photo and description: Small size, lobster red, campanulate single of 5 rounded petals and a tall, central stamen cluster, with white anthers, joined for the lower third, and yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves elliptic, green, margins serrate. Originated in the Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. “Ebicha-shikibu” was the nickname for a female student in the Meiji Era, inJapan.