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Hime-akari

Last Updated:2022/10/14 14:50:46 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-7442

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1990

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Hime-akari'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:姬灯 ひめあかり

Meaning:Princess Akari

Description

» English Description

ICS., Apr.1990, Japanese Camellia Cultivar List, p.8: Very small, red, single, sake-cup form flower with aborted stamens. Blooms mid-season. Originated in the Shimane Prefecture, Japan. A sport from a wild japonica on Kitsunejima Island. Discovered and named by Kiyokuma Oka in 1982.

» Japanese Description

誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.217. 【花】濃紅色の一重、猪口咲き、極小輪、2〜4月。【葉】やや広楕円、中形。【樹】株立ち性、強い。【来歴】萩市狐島のヤブツバキの切り株の胴吹き芽より出た佗芯花で、母樹は中輪の正常花をつける。1982年に岡清熊の発見•命名。写•文/吉松。


Flower

Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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