Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Aki-no-sato'
Japanese Name：秋の里 あきのさと
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.69, colour photo and description: Flowers medium size, palest pink at first stage, later becoming white on fully opening, opening to wide campanulate with 5 large, rounded, overlapping petals, slightly wavy. Stamens in a large cylinder, pinched in at top, filaments joined for the lower half, anthers light yellow. Leaves bright mid-green, obovate, apices acuminate to long acuminate, margins shallowly serrate, somewhat undulate. Early to mid-season flowering. Originated in Yonago-shi, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Named and released by San-in Camellia Club in 1977.