Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Jūrin'
» English Description
Itō, Ihei, 1695, Kadan Chikinshō; Itō, Jukyū, 1739, Honzō Hanamaki'e; Itō, Ihei, (before 1801) , Hyakka Tsubaki Nayose Irotsuki, pl.24; Yashiro, 1841, Kokon Yōrankō, vol.306: Medium sized double flowers, variegated with red and white in various designs. Looks like a cluster of clouds. Originated in Japan. (Believed extinct.) This is the camellia listed by Kaempfer in his Amoenitatum Exoticarum 1712 as 'Dsjurin'. Noted: In these listings, different kanji are used, with the same pronunciation.(Believed extinct.)