Camellia japonica ‘Hikaru-Genji’

Camellia Camellia ツバキ 椿 tsubaki

Red-flowered camellia, one of the early flowering. Sits in the clump of camellias a few steps past the entrance gate, on the right. It bloomed in April this year, with streaks of white on the edges.

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SJG • 4/24/12 – Camellia japonica ‘Hikaru-Genji’, Area C

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SJG • 4/24/12 – Camellia japonica ‘Hikaru-Genji’, Area C; flower – the white edges are real in this pic, not light reflection; one can tell ‘Hikaru-Genji’ from the white streaks on petals.

 

From Rogers Trees and Shrubs: […] Camellia japonica ‘Hikarugenji’ (syn. ‘Herme’) An old Japanese variety, first recorded in 1859. Flowers peony-form, pink edged white with deeper crimson veins. Leaves unusually narrow with long point. Blooms in mid- to late spring. […]

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