Visit - Kurume - Ishibashi Cultural Center

Kurume is the second stage of our trip in Japan. We started our visits by the Ishibashi Cultural Center. There is a very rich collection of 2 000 camellias, being 300 cultivars and species. There are also 110 camellias originated in Kurume. Here is the camellias sector, with a very diverse collection, in colors, shapes and species. The camellias are named in Japanese and Latin characters. We visited the garden during the second half of March.

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Here is 'Masayoshi'
Originated in Kurume. It wiil be present during all our visits.

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Below, 'Kanzaki-aka-wabisuke', a wabisuke camellia, ceremony flower in Japan and 'Nishikiba-fukurin-ikkyû', for its variegated foliage.

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