Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hisamatsu-shiro'
Japanese Name：久松白 ひさまつしろ
» English Description
Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.38, colour photo and description: Small size, white, wide campanulate single of 5 broad, emarginate, overlapping, slightly reflexed petals and a short, central stamen column with white filaments, joined for the lower half, and yellow ethers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves mid-green, broad elliptic, apices acuminate, margins sharply serrate. Originated in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. Discovered at Hisamatsu Mountain. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.212 with colour photo; English translation p.148.. Selected by Mii Itō from wild japonicas growing on Mt Hisamatsu in Tottori City, released by Yoshio Yamada in 1981.