Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Kōshin-no-tomo'
» English Description
Sakuden, 1630, Hyakuchinshū: Its blooms follow 7 patterns as follows: 1. Red with the centre full of rich yellow anthers. 2. Red with the petals each margined with white. 3. White with the petals margined with red. 4. Red with the stamens having red filaments. 5. White with white stamens and petaloids with white flags. 6. Half red and half white flower. 7. Red, very small, all stamens degenerate. Generally the flower is a large single to anemone with deeply incised petals. Originated in Japan. (Believed extinct.)