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Saga-honnami Believed Extinct

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Id:ICR-16718

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1844

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Saga-honnami'

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Kamo-honnami Pink ACRS. N.S.W. Foundation Branch Newsletter, Aug. 1987, No .7, p.6: A pink sport of Kamo-Honnami. Now reduced to a synonym for Saga-honnami.

Saga-honami Different reading for Saga-honnami.

Description

» English Description

Uesa, 1844, Sōmoku Benran; Nakayama, 1847, Senka’ōden. Tuyama, 1966, Camellia Cultivars of Japan, p.96: Single, white with pale red stripes. Originated in Japan. See: Kyōto Engei Kurabu, 1961, Kyōto Engei, No.65, p.8 and Kyōto Engei Kurabu, 1963, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.4, p.81. Note: Tuyama’s description refers to the ancient Saga-honnami, not to the existing one.(Believed extinct.)
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