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Ate-tsubaki

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Id:ICR-837

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Ate-tsubaki'

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Ade-tsubaki Watanabe, Takeshi, 1977, Kyōtsubaki, p.132. Synonym for Ate-tsubaki.

Description

» English Description

Satomi, 1962, Supplement to Camellia Varieties of Japan; Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, colour photo, No.359, p.182, description, p.196; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.338, p.341; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.12, colour photo, p.198, description: Leaves very broadly elliptic, rounded at base, shortly acuminate, prominent venation, thick texture; petioles glabrous. Flowers, semi-double, white, thinly striped, deep red, (Spinel Red 0023), petals broad, in three layers, slightly emarginate, wavy at apex, separated, 10-11 cm across. Blooms mid-season to late. Occasionally produces com­pletely white flowers. Vigorous, spreading growth. One of the three famous old Camellias in the grounds of the Honen’in Temple, Kyōto, Japan. Originated in Kansai District, Japan.
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