Chosen by Gianmario Motta
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Aga-no-homare'
Japanese Name：阿賀の誉 あがのほまれ
» English Description
Seibundō, Shinkōsha, 1973, Garden Life, No.5, p.16, illustration; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.7, colour photo, description, p.197: Flower, deep crimson, rose form double; stamens divided and mixed with centre petals, not showing until bloom is fully opened, 9-12 cm in diameter, 23 petals, mid-season flowering. Leaves, medium-sized, elliptical; apex acute, reflexed; petioles hairy. Plant habit, strong, densely bushy. Originated in Higashi-kanbara-gun, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Collected, named and released by Yaichi Kawamura in 1966.