Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Karako-gasane'
» English Description
Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.250, p.126, description, p.167: Leaves broadly oblong to broady elliptic, apex suddenly acuminate, venation impressed, margins minutely serrulate, 5.8-8.2 cm long x 2.8-3.8 cm wide. Flowers medium peony to anemone form, with numerous petals and petaloids in the centre with an inner circle of larger petals among them, rosy red (Crimson 22 to 22/1). Large, outer, guard petals, 5-7, inner large petals 6-9 and smaller petals up to a number of 230 with a few petaloids. Anthers are divided into 2-3 concentric circles, filaments pale yellow to reddish. Flowers midseason. Originated in Japan in the Fukuoka Prefecture.