Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hitomaru (Chinka Zufu)'
» English Description
Chinka Zufu, (before 1700), Watanabe, 1969, pl.300: Extremely large, peony to double, white flower. Originated in Japan. Kakinomoto, Hitomaru was one of the 6 celebrated Japanese poets of the 7th century AD. He was deified as the god of poetry with a temple at Akashi in the province of Harima. Note: Kakinomoto-no-Hitomaro 7th century Japanese poet of great fame. Hitomaru is considered to be a corrupted form of ‘Hitomaro’.(Believed extinct.)