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Sessan (hiemalis)

Last Updated:2022/6/21 13:44:01 By:Sueo Takano
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Id:ICR-17351

CountryJapan

Year Published/Registered1957

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia hiemalis 'Sessan (hiemalis)'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:肥後雪山 ひごせっさん

Meaning:Higo's snow mountain

Description

» English Description

Shimada, Yaichi, 1957, Kumamoto no Sazanka ni tsuite, Dantairin; Encyclopedia of Camellia in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.568, p.220, description, p.394: White sin­gle to semi-double, 8-10 petals, 6-9 cm. across, opening wide cup-shaped, fragrant. Petals broad, deeply cleft to cordate, crinkled. Named by Saitō, Kiyofusa. Originated in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Different readings: ‘Yukiyama’, ‘Setsuzan’, ‘Setsusan’. Synonym: ‘Set­suzan’(Higo)

» Japanese Description

日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》 p.297. 熊本. []蕾は帯桃色地であるが開花すると白花になる、一重、抱え咲き、中輪、11~12月。[]長楕円形、中形、[]立性、やや強い[来歴]斎藤清房選出・命名の肥後サザンカ。関東の雪山とは別系統。写・/箱田


Flower

Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan

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