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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Nishiki-no-aki'
Japanese Name：錦の秋 にしきのあき
» English Description
JCS, 1996, Japan Camellia, No.51, p.10 with colour plate: Palest pink colour base, speckled and dashed red. Single with 5-6 petals, trumpet shaped, small to medium size with tubular stamen cluster with yellow anthers. Blooms early. Originated in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Nippon Tsubaki - Sasanqua Meikan, 1998, p.187 with colour photo; English translation p.130. Leaves narrowly elliptic, medium size. Somewhat upright growth. A cross between Aka-hatsu-arashi and Momosuzume. Originated and released by Tomita Kunitake in 1994. From Kurume.