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Year Published/Registered1973

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Kurobe'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:黒部 くろべ

Meaning:Place name


» English Description

JCS., 1973, Tsubaki, No,12, p.16, pl.32, p.8; Yokoyama, 1975, Gendai Tsubaki Meikan, p.110, black and white photo: Medium size, 10 cm across, pink spattered with small white spots, peony form with large, undulate, exterior petals and a centre of smaller, erect, folded petals intermixed with the stamens. Petals about 40. Late flowering. Leaves glossy, mid-green, elliptic, apices acuminate, margins sharply serrulate, venation reticulate. Plant habit erect and vigorous. Collected in 1967 in Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan from an old tree 7-8 m. tall. Named and released by Toyama Camellia Enthusiasts Club around 1970. See colour photos: Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978, pl.432; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.49; Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.376.

» Japanese Description

文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P.110. 淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..376   誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.83. 日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.202. 富山產. [花]淡桃色地に縦~吹掛け絞り、牡丹咲き、花形は変化しやすい、中輪、4月。[葉]楕円~倒卵、小形、端が反曲。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]ユキツバキ系。黑部市の民家の栽培種、1973年桐野秋豊の命名. 発表。写.文/桐野


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan