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Hōjiro

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CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1979

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hōjiro'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:頰白 ほおじろ

Meaning

Description

» English Description

Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.138, colour photo, p.247, description: Light red single, with 6-7 petals, the colour fading in the centre. Leaves elliptic, tapering, blunt acute apex, margins obscurely crenate. Selected from wild japonicas in Sagami District, Kantō area. The different reading of the character, “Hōhaku” is reserved for the Star Nursery cultivar above. Resembles Juraku. Different reading: ‘Hohojiro’.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..283.   誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.242. 【花】桃紅色の一重、椀〜ラッパ咲き、筒 しべ、小〜中輪、4月。【葉】長楕円、中形。 【樹】立性。【来歴】聚楽に似るが、本種 は小輪で花弁に皺がなく筒しベ、相模地 方で選抜されたもの。写/桐野、文/編集委 員会。

Flower

Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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