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Hatsukari (Chūbu)

Last Updated:2022/6/28 7:32:29 By:Sueo Takano



Year Published/Registered1975

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hatsukari (Chūbu)'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:中部初雁 ちゅうぶはつかり

Meaning:"Hatsukari" from Chūbu


Chūbu-hatsukari  (‘Hatsukari’ from Chūbu), (C.japonica), Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki:, p.12 lists this as ‘Hatsukari’ but the name was changed later to ‘Chūbu-hatsukari’ to avoid confusion. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.50, colour photo, p.51, description: A white, medium size, campanulate single, with 5-7 reflexed petals with irregular margins. Large, central column of about 120 stamens with milk white filaments, joined for the lower half and yellow anthers. Flowers early to mid-season. Leaves, broad-ovate, coarsely serrate, apices abrupt acute, dark green. Originated in the Chūbu District, Japan. Synonym for Hatsukari (Chūbu).


» English Description

Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki, p.12 colour photo and description, as ‘Hatsukari’: A white single C.japonica with 7 large, rounded, overlap­ping petals and a dense stamen column with dull yellow anthers and white filaments. Opens wide campanulate. Leaves broad-ovate to ovate, abrupt acuminate, twisted, recurved, coarsely, sharply serrate. Originated in Chūbu District, Japan. See Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.115 colour photo as ‘Hatsukari’(Chūbu). Synonym: ‘Chūbu-hatsukari’.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.301. 「花」白一重のラッパ咲き、花期:11~4月、「葉」菱形に近い長楕円形で鋸歯は粗く、先端はやや反曲し鋭く尾状となる。

「樹」極めて強健。 来歴:尾張地方特有の品種   文/佐藤


Flower Size

Blooming Season Japan