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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia rusticana 'Mizuyoshi'
Japanese Name：水吉 みずよし
» English Description
Hagiya & Ishizawa, 1968, Kyōto Engei Kurabu, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.9, p.58, illustration, pp.9,10: White double to open peony form, 6-8 cm across, with 19-32 long, oval petals, slightly notched, both edges incurved inwards, in 3 rows with a small, slightly irregular stamen cluster, approximately 70, filaments yellow. Leaves, long, oval, dark green, acuminate and finely serrate. Fragrant. Collected at Nakakubiki-gun, Niigata Prefecture, Japan in 1960. Named and released by Kaoru Hagiya in 1968. For colour illustrations see: Andoh, 1971, Tsubaki, Meika no Shōkai to Saibai, pl.184, p.61. Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.145. Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.293.