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Murasaki-no-ue

Last Updated:2021/8/5 11:56:55 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-13322

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Murasaki-no-ue'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:紫の上 むらさきのうえ

Meaning

Description

» English Description

Yokoyama & Kirino, 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.233, colour photo and description: Medium size, purple colour, tubular to campanulate single with central stamen column and white filaments, joined for the lower third and yellow anthers. Blooms mid-season to late. Leaves dark green, broad-ovate, apices acuminate, margins serrate, rolled under. Originated in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Found by Sasai Tsubaki-en. Note: The purple colour is more stable and constant than with other purplish camellias. Note: Murasaki-no-ue was one of the heroines of the classic Japanese novel Genji-monogatari.

» Japanese Description

淡交社 1989. 《日本の椿花》. P233. 岡山. []紫色、一重、筒咲き、中輪、2~4月 []    []      [来歴]岡山県の野生ヤブツバキから採取した品種。 写・文/笹井


Flower

Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan

Photos