Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Hototogisu (1681)'
» English Description
Mizuno, 1681, Kakan Kōmoku: White spotted red, large size. Double. Originated in Japan. Note: There appear to be at least three different cultivars with different characters which can translate as “Cuckoo”. They each have different readings. The one used for this cultivar has the different reading of ‘Kakkō’. (Believed extinct.)