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Kotoji

Last Updated:2022/7/15 10:19:34 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-10123

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Kotoji'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:ことじ ことじ

Meaning:Personal name

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.204, colour photo and description: Large size, deep red, saucer-shaped single with 6-7 wide, emarginate, overlap­ping, somewhat crinkled petals and a central stamen cylinder with white filaments, joined for the lower quarter and yellow anthers. Blooms early to mid-season. Leaves deep green, elliptic, apices acuminate, margins serrate. Originated in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Note: Its name was taken from the historic garden lantern (Tōrō) in Kenroku Park, Kanazawa City, which was called “Kotoji Tōrō”. The original tree grows in this park. Named and released by Hisanao Nishimura in 1982.

» Japanese Description

淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..204     誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.102. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.86. 石川產. [花]濃紅色、一重、盃状~椀咲き、跛や縮れが少し入る、筒しべ、大輪、11~2月。[葉]楕円、中形、反曲。[樹]やや立性。[来歴]原木は金沢市の兼六園にある、1982年に西村久直の命名.発表。写.文/山ロ湛

Flower

Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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