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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Setsugekka (Kansai)'
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.