Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Echizen (Yoshisumi Hiyama)'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.67, colour photo and description: Small size, palest pink, fading to white, campanulate single of 6 broad, rounded, overlapping petals, and a central stamen cylinder with white filaments, joined for the lower half, and yellow anthers. Blooms from very early to mid-season. Leaves green, broad-elliptic, small, flat, apices acuminate, margins serrate. Originated in Echizen-chō, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. A cultivar raised by a private family in Sakai District. Named by Yoshisumi Hiyama in 1972, released by Tokuji Ōka.