Chosen by Sueo Takano
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chūbu-hatsukari-Chūbu'
» English Description
Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki:, p.12 lists this as ‘Hatsukari’ but the name was changed later to ‘Chūbu-hatsukari’ to avoid confusion. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.50, colour photo, p.51, description: A white, medium size, campanulate single, with 5-7 reflexed petals with irregular margins. Large, central column of about 120 stamens with milk white filaments, joined for the lower half and yellow anthers. Flowers early to mid-season. Leaves, broad-ovate, coarsely serrate, apices abrupt acute, dark green. Originated in the Chūbu District, Japan.