Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Haru-ichiban'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.342, p.173, description, p.192: Leaves ovate to narrowly-ovate, gradually acuminate, strongly wavy, venation flat, depressed crenate margins, 8.5 cm x 4.2 cm; petioles 10-12 mm, glabrous. Flowers semi-double, widely cup-shaped, pink (Spinel Red 0023/2) spotted red (Currant 821/3) in various amounts. Petals 11-13, incised at apex, largest petal 5.5 cm long x 5 cm wide. Stamens up to 4 cm high, irregular, often accompanied by smaller petals and petaloids, filaments pale pinkish yellow. Late flowering. Originated in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.