Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hinazuru (Rinyūji)'
» English Description
Shufu no Tomosha, 1976, Kirino, Nihon no Tsubaki, p.132 & 230; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978, pl.317: A small size, single white campanulate form with the faintest apricot tone, 5-6 petals and a central column of stamens with yellow anthers. Blooms early. Leaves, broad-elliptic, abrupt acuminate apex, prominent venation, sharply serrate, mid-green. Different reading: ‘Hinatsuru’. Originated in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. A cultivar raised by a private family, named and released by the chief priest of Rinyūji Temple in 1945. See: Seibundō Shinkōsha,1979, Senchinshū, p.126.