Chosen by Sueo Takano
Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kōka (japonica)'
Japanese Name：香華 こうか
» English Description
Latest Illustrated Book of Japanese Camellias, (Camellias of Japan), 2010, p.63 with colour photo; Medium size single, pink ground shading to white in the centre. Tight tubular stamen cluster. Slightly fragrant. Flowers mid-season to late. Leaves ovate, thick, medium size. Upright, vigorous growth. A seedling of Haru-no-minato, named and released by Soshin Hirai, Saitama Pref., Japan, in 2008.