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Gesshō

Last Updated:2022/6/27 12:08:05 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-6114

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Gesshō'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:月照 げっしょぅ

Meaning:Moonshine

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.39, colour photo and description: Medium size, white, campanulate single with 5 wide, rounded, somewhat emarginate, over-lapping petals, a little reflexed, and a central stamen column, pinched in at the top, with white filaments and deep gold anthers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves dark green, flat, broad-ovate, apices abrupt acute, margins serrulate. Originated in the Chūbu area, Japan by Tōhei Takahashi of Nishio City in 1981..

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..39     日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.23. 愛知產. [花]白、一重、筒~椀咲き、筒しベ、中輪、12~4月。[葉]楕円、中形。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]1981年に西尾市の高橋藤平の命名。写.文/佐藤

Flower

Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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