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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kōfu'
Japanese Name：香玞 こうふ
» English Description
JCS., 1987, Japan Camellia, No.24, p.4 with colour photo: Originated by Funakoshi Kōji, Aichi Prefecture, Japan as a seedling of Hatsu-arashi-Saga. It has detailed, white striping on a red ground. Single, cup-shaped bloom with overlapping petals of medium size. Fragrant. Mid-season blooming. Note: According to the originator, “Fu” is a red gemstone with white stripes. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.92 with colour photo; English translation p.62. A red mottled white single, cupped and somewhat creped petals, fragrant, tubular stamen cylinder. Flowers early. Leaves narrowly elliptic, medium size, flat. Upright growth. Originated and released by Kōji Funakoshi.