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Year Published/Registered1841

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Washi-no-yama'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name:鷲の山 わしのやま



» English Description

Yashiro, 1841, Kokon Yōrankō, vol.311; Kasuya, Kamegorō, 1859, Tsubaki Irohanayose Irotsuki in early blooming sec­tion; Itō, Ko’emon, 1879, Chinkashū: White striped red, small. Blooms early. Tuyama, 1968, Camellias of Japan, pl.318, p.161, description, p.185: Leaves ovate-oblong, rounded at the base, acuminate at the apex, venation impressed, obsurely and minutely crenate at the margin, peti­oles glabrous. Flowers single, narrowly cup-shaped, white, striped in varying degrees from red to pink (Cardinal red 822 to China rose 024/2), petals wrinkled. This modern cultivar is the same as the old Itō variety, which was particularly noted for its early blooming. For colour pho­tos & descriptions see: Tuyama, 1966, Camellia Cultivars of Japan, pl.164, p.286; Andoh, 1971, Tsubaki, Meika no Shōkai to Saibai, pl.116; Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.I, 1972, pl.132, p.310; JCS, 1969, Tsubaki, No.7, p.36. Resembles Aki-no-yama. Sport: Fukurin-washi-no­-yama.

» Japanese Description

講談社 1975年 《現代椿集》 P.310.  保育社 .1974. 《つばき》安藤芳顕著 .210. 文化出版局. 1975. 《現代椿名鑑》. P153. 新潟產. []白色、八重、抱え咲き、散性、中輪、45月。[]大型の楕円形で鋸歯は粗く鋭い。葉縁は少しよれるものがある。[]やや立性で樹勢は強い。枝葉はやや粗くつき、伸びはよい。[来歴]新潟県南蒲原郡笹岡村の産で、昭和38年に新潟大学農学部が命名・発表した。 文/仲村


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season Japan