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Sessan (Minagawa)

Last Updated:2021/5/25 11:59:41 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-17353

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1885

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Sessan (Minagawa)'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:雪山 せつざん

Meaning

Description

» English Description

Minagawa, Iza’emon, 1885, Nisshō’en Chabaifu: Snow white, large. Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.517, p.210, description, p.383: White, sin­gle of 7-8 petals opening flat; 7-10 cm across; petals broad, overlapping, crêped, emarginate. Stamens pale yellow in a spreading cluster. Leaves small, dark green, ovate, apex acute, mar­gins crenate. Originated in Japan. Synonym: ‘Setsuzan’(Edo). Different readings: ‘Setsuzan’, ‘Setsusan’, ‘Yukiyama’.

» Japanese Description

国立歴史民俗博物館..2009. 「冬の華・サザンカ」. P.12.  日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》 p.296.  江戸產. []白、一重、平開咲き、大輪、1112月。[]長楕円、やや大形、黄緑色。[]立性、強い。[来歴]江戸中期の園芸書に載る雪山は重ねの多く別品種、1885年の「日渉園茶梅譜」に記術は現在に繋がる。 写文/箱田.


Flower

Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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