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Chin'en

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Id:ICR-2665

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Chin'en'

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Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, p.140, pl.277 as ‘Chin’en’: Leaves, lanceolate-elliptic, apex, long-acuminate, veinlets flat or slightly impressed, remotely crenate at margin, 7.7-8.7 cm long by 3.6-4.4 cm wide; petioles, 9-12 mm long, glabrous. Flowers, single, rosy red (Spinel Pink 0023), with small, white blotches. Number of petals, 9-11, the largest, 6 cm x 4.2 cm. Androecium, 3.2-3.5 cm high, simple, filaments creamy pink, style pale pink. Flowers mid-season to late. “Chin’en” is the pen name of Mr Ono, Daza­ifu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, who originated the plant.
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