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Year Published/Registered1978

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Kaga-koshibori'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:加賀小絞 かがこいまり

Meaning:Kaga small spotted


» English Description

Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, 1978, vol.II, pl.354, p.145, description, p.249, 250: A medium sized, cup-shaped single with large, round, overlapping petals of white, lightly peppered, dotted and dashed with crimson, about 9 cm across and having a central, compact cylinder of stamens with yellow anthers and pale, cream filaments. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves dark green, large, broad-ovate, apex abrupt acuminate, mid-green, margins serrated. See p.251, Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka. Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.31, colour photo. Originated in the Ishikawa Prefec­ture, Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.54 with colour photo; English translation p.35. A natural seedling of Kaga-hassaku from a private family in Kanazawa City. Originated by Torao Kaneko, named and released by Ryōji Nakamura in 1967.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..251  誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.54.   日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.190. 石川產. [花]極淡桃色地に小絞りが入る、一重、椀咲き、筒しベ、中輪、11~4月。[葉]楕円、中形、平坦。[樹]立性、やや弱い。[来歴]金沢市、金子虎雄の自然実生種から選抜、1967年に中村良弌の命名.発表。写/塩田、文/金子


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan