Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hatsushigure (Ishizawa)'
» English Description
Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.374; Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.381; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.116, description, p.238: A medium sized, deep pink anemone form with an outer row of wide, notched petals and a centre of erect, folded, small petals with petaloids and stamens. Leaves glossy, mid-green, elliptic, acute apex, finely, shallowly serrate margins. Early to mid-season flowering. Originated in Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Collected in 1962 and named by Ishizawa. Locally erroneously known as ‘Kantsubaki’