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Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Fukurin-shokkō'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:覆輪蜀光 ふくりんしょっこう

Meaning:Bordered "Shokkō"


Fukurin-syokkō  Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki, p.109, colour photo.Different reading for Fukurin-shokkō.


» English Description

Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, colour photo No.148, p.85, description, p.313: A pink sport of Shirayuki with white edges of the cultivar Shokkō-nishiki. A 6 petalled, cup-shaped single with large petals, a little fluted and irregular. Colour a soft pink, finely veined deeper pink with an irregular, white border to the edge of each petal and an occasional red streak or patch. A large, cylindrical, central cluster of stamens, spreading towards the apex in a ring form, yellow anthers, off-white filaments. Flowers early to mid-season. Leaves dark green, leathery, broad-ovate, apices blunt acute, recurved, finely serrate. Plant habit erect and vigorous. Originated in the Kansai area, Japan. Synonym: ‘Yukari-no-iro’. Different reading: ‘Fukurin-syokkō’. See colour photo & description, p.269, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.131 & 244.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.313. 文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P.202.  淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》.p269.       誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.224.  日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.163. 大阪產. [花]桃色地に紅色の縦絞りと白覆輪、一重、やや平開咲き、輪芯、中~大輪、2~4月。[葉]楕円、中形。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]蜀光錦の枝変り、1960年代の中頃に片山樹楽園の発表、別名:所縁の色。写/桐野、文/樽本


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan