Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Aki-komachi'
Japanese Name： あきこまち
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.114, colour photo and text: Medium size, pale peach pink, cup-shaped single, of 5-6 wide, overlapping petals with slightly irregular margins. A large cylinder of stamens, creamy filaments, joined for the lower third, and yellow anthers. Blooms very early to mid-season. Dark green, lanceolate leaves, acuminate apex, obscure serration. Originated in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. A seedling of Hatsuarashi-shiratama. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.15 with colour photo; English translation p.8. Name translated as ‘Quiet Beauty’. A chance seedling of Shiratama. Originated and released by Nobuo Sasai in 1971.