Chosen by Sueo Takano
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Aizawa'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.144, p.72, description, p.130: Branches decumbent, with dense foliage. Leaves, green, broadly elliptical to narrowly ovoid-elliptic, acute at apex, veinlets impressed; 5-8.1 cm long by 2.5-4.3 cm wide; petioles short, 4-5 mm long, glabrous. Flowers, reddish pink (Camellia Rose 622), single, petals horizontally spreading, but apex suddenly and shortly incurved. Hairy petals 1-2, normal petals 3-4. Androecium, small, 12-16 mm high with few stamens. Gynoecium, 14-20 mm high with 3-4 stylar arm, pale yellow. Late flowering. Originated by Mr Takeshi Aizawa, Kotani, Higashi-kubiki-gun, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.