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Iōji

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Id:ICR-8305

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1975

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Iōji'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:医王寺 いおうじ

Meaning:Iō temple

Description

» English Description

Satō, 1975, Chūbu no Tsubaki, p.38; see also Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.15, colour photo: A trumpet shaped red single with white markings, 6-7 large petals, emarginate and somewhat wrinkled on the edges. Leaves mid-green, elliptic, apex acuminate, recurved, keeled, fine, sharp serrations. Flowers mid-season to late. The original tree is in the Iō Temple Precincts, Nansei Town, Mi'e Prefecture. Originated in Chūbu District, Japan. Resem­bles Shokkō from Kantō. Named and released by Eimei Nagata in 1950.

» Japanese Description

誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.26. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.140. 愛知產. [花]濃紅色地に白斑が入る、一重、盃状咲き、筒しベ、中~大輪、2~4月。[葉]楕円、中形。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]原木は三重県度合郡南伊勢町の医王寺にある、1950年に永田鋭明の命名.発表。写.文/佐藤

Flower

Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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