Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Hanadate'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.186, p.94, description, p.144 as ‘Hana-date’: Leaves rather large, narrowly ovate-oblong to oblong, apex gradually acuminate, a little folded at the midrib, venation impressed, petioles very hairy. Flowers semi-double, rosy red (Claret Rose 021/1), petals flat, narrowly obovate, manifestly emarginate, ultimately widely opened. Hairy petals 1-3, normal petals about 10, the largest 5.3 cm long x 3.8 cm broad. Filaments about 3 cm high, rather thin, filaments pale yellow, fused part pinkish. Flowers mid-season to late. Originated in Mr Adachi’s Garden, Tahōji, Kanosemachi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.