Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Echizen-bosetsu'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.301, colour photo and description: Large size, faint, peach pink, semi-double with 2-3 rows of crinkled and thick petals and a central stamen cluster with 2-3 small, erect petals intermixed. Blooms mid-season. Leaves green, elliptic to broad-elliptic, flat, apices acuminate. Originated in Echizen-chō, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Raised by a private family in Obama City, named by Taksumi Hiyama in 1972, released by Tokuji Ōka.