Otome sasanqua

camelliaxvernalis 'Umegaka'

  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Otome sasanqua
  • Flower name
    Otome sasanqua
  • Scientific name
    camelliaxvernalis 'Umegaka'
  • Aliasハルサザンカ, 梅ケ香, 春山茶花, ウメガカ
  • Place of originhorticultural variety
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park, Bonsai, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, December

What is Otome sasanqua

Spring sasanqua 'Umegaka' (scientific name: Camellia x vernalis 'Umegaka') is an interspecific hybrid created by natural crossing between the evergreen broad-leaved medium shrub "Camellia japonica or Tsubaki (scientific name: Camellia japonica) " and "sasanqua" (scientific name: Camellia sasanqua). It is a spring bloomer that flowers from December to March. The flowers are double, medium-sized (5.5 cm in diameter). The buds are peach-colored, but when they bloom, the flowers are white to very pale peach, but the red color of the buds remains on the underside of the outer perianth. The flowers have a refreshing fragrance.

Common name: Spring sasanqua 'Umegaka' (scientific name: Camellia x vernalis 'Umegaka', Life Form: Evergreen spreading-leaved medium shrub, Leaf shape: Broadly oval, Flowering season: December-March, Tree height: 2-8 m, Flowering style: Double, Flower color: White, Flower diameter: 5.5 cm, Uses: Garden plants, potted plants, bonsai, hedges.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Theaceae
  • Genus
    Camellia
  • Species
    C. sasanqua 'Otome'
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
    Rose-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Arrowhead shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type Evergreen broad-leaved medium shrub.
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height200.0 ~ 800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.5 ~ 5.5 cm

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