Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Ayabe'
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.88, colour photo and description: Medium size, pale pink, campanulate single of 6 rounded, overlapping, long, emarginated petals with tips reflexed. Compact flower. Stamens in a central column, filaments white, joined for the lower half, anthers pale yellow. Occasionally produces pink or red flowers. Leaves elliptic, bright mid-green, apices tapering acute, margins bluntly serrate. Late flowering. Originated in Saga Prefecture, Japan.