Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Chiyoda-nishiki (Sato)'
Japanese Name：千代田錦 ちよだにしき
» English Description
For colour photo see Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, p.78, pl.126 with description by Sato: Red streaks on white ground, campanulate bloom; medium size, number of petals, 5. Dark and pale red, large and small vertical stripes. Stamens tubular to “tea whisk” form, filaments white; stamens about 110. Flowers midseason to late. Leaves are medium elliptic and thick. It originated at Tōju-en, Chiyoda Mura, Old Nakajima Sub-prefecture, Aichi Prefecture, Japan as a seedling of Shūfūraku. See p.98 & p.231, Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū and p.262, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka. Sport: Chiyoda-fukurin. Note: There is often confusion between the above and below cultivars.