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Akebono Pink

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1937

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Akebono Pink'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Abbot's Dawn  Griffiths, ACS, Quarterly, 8(1):4, 1955. Orthographic variant of Akebono Pink

Akebono Number 2  Lindo Nursery Catalogue, 1947, p.7 as ‘Akebono No.2’. Synonym for Akebono Pink.

Akebono-beni  Synonym for Akebono Pink.

Bettie  The Pacific Camellia Society, 1946, Camellia Nomenclature, p.3. Synonym for Akebono Pink as ‘Akebono’.

Betty  Doty & Doerner Nursery Catalogue, ca. 1950, p.2. Synonym for Akebono Pink as ‘Akebono’.

6 show +


» English Description

McIlhenny Catalogue, 1937, p.7; Garden Club of America, Bulletin, 6th series,1:66, 1937: A semi-double, salmon pink flower, of exquisite formation with petals standing apart. Mid-season flowering. Deep green, glossy foliage, bushy growth. Introduced from Japan to USA by T. Domoto, California, in 1917 according to Hume (1955). Synonyms: ‘Dawn’, ‘Bettie’, ‘Betty’, ‘Valentine’, ‘Bonnie Jean’, ‘Sankō-nishiki’. Pseudonyms: ‘Chiffon’, ‘Akebono’. Colour photo American Camellia Yearbook, 1953, facing p.114 and on p.7, Camellias by G.G. Gerbing,1945. A sport of Akebono-shibori.


Flower Size

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States