Sasanqua camellia/ Sazanka

Christmas camellia/ サザンカ
Christmas camellia/ サザンカ

学名/ Botanical name : Camellia sasanqua

シノニム/ Synonym : Camellia oleosa, Camellia miyagii, Camellia drupifera

英名/ English name :Sasanqua camellia 

別名/ Alternative English name:  Christmas camellia, Yuletide camellia

日本名/ Japanese name: サザンカ 山茶花

タイ語名/ Thai name: ดอกเคมีเลีย Dxk khemī leīy

原産地/ Original :China and Japan


The flowers are 5–7 cm diameter, with 5–8 white to dark pink petals. Camellia sasanqua is valued in gardens for its handsome glossy green foliage, and fragrant single flowers that can range in color from white to deep pink and are produced extremely early in the season. Petals and stamen of sasanqua opens wider than Japanese camellia then distinguishable petals fall separately but sometime difficult to clearly identify.

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