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Year Published/Registered1960

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia rusticana 'Tanima-no-tsuru'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:谷間の鶴 たにまのつる

Meaning:Crane in the valley


» English Description

Watanabe, 1960, Kyōto Engei Kurabu, Tsubaki Tokushū, No.1, p.65. No description. Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.167, p.84, description, p.138: Leaves broadly elliptic, apex shortly acuminate, margins obscurely crenate, petioles more or less hairy. Flowers single, 6 petals, large, widely cup-shaped, petals wrinkled and cultimated recurved outwards, rosy pink (Spinel pink 0023/1). Blooms early to mid-season. This variety at one time, it is said, was in Tsuruma Dani in Kanazawa City and named ‘Tanima-no­tsuru’ in the late Edo period. It is an important variety for Chabana (Tea Ceremony) and was cultivated for many years by Kaneko, Kengo of Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. For colour photos & descriptions see: Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, p.371; Katei Gahō, ed., 1984, Chabana Koyomi vol.I, Tsubaki, p.54. Seibundō Shinkōsha, 1980, Senchinshū, pp.89, 227. Yokoyama & Kirino. 1989, Nihon no Chinka, p.163.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.371.  淡交社.1989. 《日本の椿花》..163.     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.89、文/p.227.  誠文堂新光社.1998.《日本ツバキ.サザンカ名鑑》.p.159.  日本ツバキ協会. 2010. 《最新日本ツバキ図鑑》. p.71. 石川產. [花]桃紅色、一重、筒~ラッパ~椀咲き、筒しベ、小輪、11月。[葉]楕円、中形、やや外曲。[樹]立性、強い。[来歴]金沢市内の民家の栽培種、1970年に松井清造の命名•発表。写/石川椿会、文/松井


Flower Size6-8 cm

Blooming Season Japan