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Fuji (Higo)

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Year Published/Registered1958

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Fuji (Higo)'

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JCS, 1958, Nomenclature List of Higo Camellia Varieties; Adachi, 1960, Camellia. Its Appreciation and Artistic Arrangement, p.56, colour photo: Medium to large size, white with a pink cast at first opening, flat, Higo camellia, 8-10 cm across, 5-6 petals with wavy apices and a burst of 150-200 pale yellow stamens. Leaves, large, wide-oval, sharply serrate, medium green, sometimes with yellowish variegation. Plant habit errect and vigorous. Flower style is some­what triangular in appearance. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated in Japan. See colour plate, p.12, Higo Camellia, 1964 by Hiratsuka with description on p.7 and p.11 in English; and in Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.93, pp.66, 305, description. Also p.58, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka and Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū. Differ­ent reading: ‘Huji’.