Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Idaten (Seibundō Shinkōsha)'
» English Description
Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.18, colour photo, p.200, description: Large single, wide opening cup-shaped, 7-9 petals, white with red flecks and small streaks, heavy, compact, central stamen cluster with yellow anthers and creamy white filaments. Early to mid-season blooming. Slightly fragrant. Leaves matt, mid-green, narrow-elliptic to elliptic, apex acuminate, shallowly, bluntly serrate. Originated in the Kansai District, Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.31 with colour photo; English translation p.19. Colour is given as white.