Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Bosetsu'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, No.100 colour photo, p.116, description: Leaves, broadly elliptic, tapering at both ends, slightly undulate, finely serrate, lateral veins impressed, 6.6-6.8 cm long by 3.5-4.1 cm wide with glabrous petioles. Flower, peony type, pink (Camellia Rose 622/3), petals 10-31, the largest, 4.5 cm x 3.3 cm wide, oblong, undulate, wrinked at the apex with more irregularly wrinked, inner petals intermixed with petaloids and stamens. Androecium, 2.4 cm high in 4-5 fascicles; filaments yellowish. Late flowering. The name refers to the snow reflecting the evening sunlight. Originated in Kanosechō, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.