Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Kaga-no-ume'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.163, p.82,-description, p.137: Leaves large, ovate-elliptic to broad-elliptic, shortly cuspidate-acuminate, shiny, dark green, 9.5-11 cm long x 6.5-7 cm wide; petiole 10 mm long, very hairy. Flowers widely opened, single, 7-9 deep red (Cardinal Red 822/2). Stamen cluster, wide, scattered, 3 cm high, filaments yellowish. Mid-season flowering. Originated in the Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The name alludes to the form of the stamens like those in plum blossom.