Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Daishi-no-chōshi'
Different reading for Daishi-no-chōshi.
» English Description
Sakuden, 1630, Hyakuchinshū. Fourth tone alludes to the yellow colour tone. This remarkable, ancient cultivar was described as a yellow camellia with colour like dead leaves. Large size, single with emarginate petals. See Kyōto Engei Kurabu, 1961, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.2, p.114. Different reading: ‘Daiyon-no-chōshi’. Originated in Japan.(Believed extinct.)