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Year Published/Registered1948

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Shōwa-no-homare'

Chinese Name:昭和荣光

Japanese Name:昭和の誉 しょうわのほまれ



» English Description

Overlook Nursery Catalogue, 1948-1949: Very large size, single flower, with petals somewhat crêped; snow white. Fruitland Nursery Cata­logue, 1948-1949: Large, white, single with petals 5 cm across, somewhat crêped. Stamens in a large, slightly spreading, cylinder, anthers golden yellow, filaments white, joined at basal third. Leaves dark green, oval, 8 cm x 4 cm with sharp, shallow serrations, stiff and flat. Origi­nated in Kantō area, Japan by Minagawa, Jisuke, as a seedling of Yukimiguruma. Imported into USA in 1940 by T. Kiyono from the Yokohama Nursery Co., Japan. See colour photos & descriptions: Tuyama, 1966, Camellia Cultivars of Japan, pl.55, p.180. Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.97 & p.305; Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1980, Senchinshū, pp.74, 221. Different reading: ‘Shohwa-no-homare’, ‘Syōwa-no-homare’. Chinese synonym: ‘Zhaohe Rongguang’.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.305.  保育社 .1974. 《つばき》安藤芳顕著 p.211. ガーデンラィフ編集部. 1980. 《原色日本の椿写真集千椿集》. 誠文堂新光社. 写/p.74、文/p.221.   文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P139. 関東產. []白色、一重、平開咲き、大輪、輪芯、4月。[]中型の長楕円~倒卵形で鋸歯は細かく鋭い、葉面は平坦、全体にゆるく反曲する []立性で株立ちとなりやすく、枝は横に張る。樹勢はやや弱い。[来歴]皆川治助氏が雪見車の実生から作出した品種。昭和31年。皆川「椿花集」に発表。 文/仲村



Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season Japan