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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1938

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Brilliant'

Chinese Name:艳丽

Japanese Name



Blackwell Special SCCS, 1946, Camellias, p.17. Synonym for Brilliant.

Blackwell's Special Red Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.1. Synonym for Brilliant.

La Paloma Milling, 1949, American Camellia Yearbook, p.226. Synonym for ‘Paloma’ (Brilliant).

Paloma Magnolia Gardens & Nursery Catalogue, 1942-1943. Synonym for Brilliant.

Poorman's Purple Dawn The Pacific Camellia Society, 1946, Camellia Nomenclature, p.6. Synonym for Brilliant.

Tutcheria McIlhenny, 1937, 600 Varieties of Camellias. This is the name of a botanical Genus related to the Genus Camellia and is invalid for use as a cultivar name. Synonym for Brilliant.

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» English Description

Gerbing’s Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1938-1939, Full, double red of a most brilliant colour, unusual shade, with very dark, glossy foliage. A bushy grower. Mid-season blooming. Synonyms: ‘Blackwell’s Special’, ‘Blackwell’s Special Red’, ‘Brilliant Red’, ‘Tutcheria’, ‘Paloma’, ‘Poorman’s Purple Dawn’. Originated by Blackwell, USA.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.36.

Brilliant     艳丽  C. japonica)   红山茶。1938,美国,Blackwell培育选出。完全形、洋红色、大轮、花期1~2月、丛状生长。同种异名:Blackwell's SpecialBlackwell's Special RedBrilliant RedPalomaPoorman's Purple DawnTutcheria (撒切尔夫人)。