Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Sarasa (Sawada)'
Overlook Number 119
Fendig, 1949, American Camellia Catalogue, as ‘Overlook No.119’. Synonym for Sarasa.
Overlook Nursery Catalogue, 1939. Synonym for Sarasa (Sawada).
SCCS., 1945, Camellias, p.20. Orthographic error for Sarasa. (Sawada).
Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.7. Synonym for Overlook’s Sarasa (Sawada).
Semi-double Salmon Pink.
Hume 1946, Camellias in America, p.338. Synonym for Sarasa (Sawada).
» English Description
Overlook Nursery Catalogue, 1939. invalidly as ‘Sarasa’: Our seedling No.119. semi-double, 10-12.5 cm across, has 12 large petals and yellow stamens in the centre. Flesh colour, dotted and streaked a darker pink. Mid-season blooming. Leaves large, A vigorous grower. Gerbings Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1941-1942: (Formerly called ‘Sawada’) A hybrid from Alabama, this semi-double, salmon pink flower, 12.5-13 cm, across, is streaked and speckled with white, and some are solid pink flowers. Round. dark green foliage. Tall apex growth. Mid-season blooming. Originated by K. Sawada, Overlook Nursery, Crichton, Alabama from seed sent from Japan about 1925. See colour pl.199, G.G. Gerbing, 1945, Camellias and illustration, p.321, Hertrich, 1954, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.I. Sport: Sarasa Pink. Synonym: ‘Semi-double Salmon Pink’.