Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Hakuchō (rusticana)'
» English Description
Hagiya, 1968, Kyōto Engei Kurabu, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.8, p.15: Double, pure white, 6 cm across x 4 cm deep, with over 40 petals; when fully open, petaloids and stamens to the extent of 30 are visible. Late flowering. Leaves are small, 7 cm long, ovate. A cross between japonica and rusticana. Collected in Mishima-gun, Niigata Prefecture, Japan by Susumu Ishizawa, named and released by Kaoru Hagiya in 1967. See Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, pp.112, 237 and Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989. Nihon no Chinka, p.388.