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Year Published/Registered1978

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Izumo-isahaya'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:出雲諫早 いずもいさはや

Meaning:"Isahaya" of Izumo


» English Description

Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978, pl.346, p.143, description, p.249: Large size, white single, opening flat, 7-8 cm across, 6-7 petals, large, fluted, twisted, sparsely streaked and dashed with light red. Large, central column of sta­mens, anthers light yellow, filaments pale cream. Blooms early to late. See p.260, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka. Leaves, dull, mid-green, elliptic to narrow-elliptic, apex tapering acuminate, slightly recurved. See: Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.16, colour photo, p.200, description. Originated in Matsu'e City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. This was previously known as 'Isahaya' but, to avoid confusion with another cultivar, the name was changed to Izumo-isahaya. Originated in Japan from an old tree about 260 years in age. This cultivar is considered to be the parent of Karasade. The Great Shrine of Izumo is the oldest in Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.30 with colour photo; English translation p.19. Selected from cultivars at a private family in Matsu’e City. Named and released by Hiroshi Ibara in 1975.

» Japanese Description

 淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..260.    誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.30. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.172. 島根產. [花]白地に桃色~紅色の大小縦絞り、一重、平開咲き、~太い筒しベ、大輪、11~4月。[葉] 楕円、中形、中折れ|外曲。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]松江市郊外の民家の栽培種ら選抜、1975年に井原皓の命名.発表。写/桐野、文/井原


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan