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Setsugekka (Kansai)

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Year Published/Registered1966

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Setsugekka (Kansai)'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:雪月花(関西) せつげっか(かんさい)



» English Description

Tuyama, 1966, Camellia Cultivars of Japan, p.342, gives this cultivar as listed in the Tsubaki Meikan, (before 1925); Shufu no Tomo-sha, 1976, Tsub­aki to Sazanka, p.51; Andoh, 1971, Tsubaki, Meika no Shōkai to Saibai, pl.99, p.35; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.114, p.74; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1979, Senchinshū, p.83, description, p.225: Medium size, single of 5 petals with a ground of pale blush pink to white, dashed and peppered pale red, broad, overlapping, opening wide cup-shaped. Stamens in a central column, widening at the top, yellow anthers, whitish filaments joined for the lower third. Leaves elliptical to broad-ovate, shiny mid-green, apex blunt acuminate, margins ser­rate, strongly twisted, often with white spots. Plant habit is not vigorous. Originated in Kansai District, Japan.

» Japanese Description

日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》.  p.173. 関西產. [花]白地に紅色の吹掛けと小絞り、一重、筒しベ、盃状咲き,中輪、2~4月。[葉]楕円、小形。[樹]立性、弱い。[来歴]1966年の津山「日本椿集」に記載、別に雪月花(中部)があり、共に古い品種。写/村内、文/樽本


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan