Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Hagakure'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.142, p.71, description, p.130 as ‘Ha-gakure’: Branches horizontally spreading or pendulous, flowers mostly facing downwards under the leaves. Leaves large, elliptical, shiny, remotely serrate, suddenly acuminate, 8.5 cm x 3.5 cm; petioles 6-7 mm long, very hairy. Flowers dark currant red 821 /3, single, 5-6 petals, largest 4.5 cm x 2.5 cm. oblong, deeply emarginate. Filaments cadmium yellow with a pink shade. Style 2.6 cm long, rosy with 3 sub-erect arms. Flowers late. Originated in the Toyama Prefecture, Japan. “Hagakure” is also the title of the ancient textbook for warriors of the Nabeshima Clan in the Saga Prefecture.