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Year Published/Registered1978

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia rusticana 'Iwazumi'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:岩住 いわずみ

Meaning:Owner's family name of the original tree


Jōryūji  (Jōryū Temple), Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.92, p.46, colour photo, p.113, description: Name changed to 'Iwazumi' to avoid confusion. This is now commonly used for this cultivar.Different readings: Jōritsuji', 'Jyōryūji'.

Jyōryūji  Watanabe, 1970, Kyōto Engei Kurabu, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.10, p.132 as 'Jyōryuji'. Differ­ent reading for 'Jōryūji', name changed to Iwazumi.


» English Description

Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978, pl.441, p.174 as 'Iwa-zumi': Small, 5-6 cm across, soft pink, incomplete, informal double with a row of outer guard petals, then a ring of petaloids and stamens about a row of large, upright petals containing an irregular, central, stamen cluster. Originated in Toyama, Japan. See Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.362; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.19 colour photo. Originally named 'Jōritsuji' or ‘Jōyūji’, the name was changed to avoid duplication.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..362.     誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.34. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.93. 富山產. [花]淡桃色、二段咲き、小輪、3~4月。[葉]楕円~倒卵、中形。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]ユキツバキ系。富山市八尾町黑田の浄立寺の栽培種、1980年代に岩住巧雄の命名.発表。写/桐野、文/牧野


Flower Size6-8 cm

Blooming Season Japan