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Year Published/Registered1962

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Hirosehaku'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:広瀬白 ひろせはく

Meaning:Hirose's white


» English Description

Hiratsuka, 1964, Higo Camellia, p.10 & 11, with black and white photo, p.19: A white Higo flower, selected by Daigorō Hirose. Recognised by the Higo Camellia Society in 1962. 10 cm across, 5-7 petals, about 140 sta­mens with white filaments. Late blooming. Leaves long-ovate, lustrous, dark green, sometimes with yellow variegation. Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.243. Higo Camellia, 2000, Franco Ghirardi : 5-7 pure white petals, with softly round, delicated pleated edges, they are 140 white stamens, thin as silk thread and displayed in a sunburst pattern, the pistil is white and is divided into 3-4 parts. Different readings: ‘Hiroseshiro’, ‘Hirose-haku’. Originated in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.304. 保育社 .1974《つばき》安藤芳顕著 p.215. 誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.220. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》.  p.234. 熊本產. [花]白、一重、平開咲き、花糸白、梅芯、中輪、3~4月。[葉]長楕円、中形。[樹]横張り性。[来歴]広瀬大五郎の実生選抜、1962年に肥後つばき協会認定の品種。写.文/大藪


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan