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Year Published/Registered1980

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Dajinsui'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Early Sunshine Bao, 1980, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.35, No.2, p.18. Synonym for Dajinsui.

Large Golden Tassel Feng et al., 1981, Yunnan Shan Chahua, p.37. Synonym for Dajinsui.

Ta-chin-sui Yü & Bartholomew, 1980. American Camellia Yearbook, p.23.Different reading for Dajinsui.


» English Description

Yü and Bartholomew, 1980, American Camellia Yearbook, p.10; Feng et al., 1981, Yunnan Shancha Hua, p.36-37, colour plate; Feng et al, 1986, Yunnan Camellias of China, p.36. colour photo and description: Leaves elliptic to broad-elliptic, 6-8 cm long, 3-4.5 cm wide, apices acuminate, bases cuneate, margins sparsely and shallowly serrate, reclinate in a V shape, margins of bases undulate. Flowers deep red (RHS.CC.53C), diameter 10-11 cm. Petals 7-13, slightly reclinate. Stamens numerous, placed around pistil to form a ring and occupying one third of the flower which gives the appearance of ears of wheat in the centre of the flower. It flowers in mid-season and was selected from an open pollinated plant of C.reticulata f. simplex in Tengchong, Yunnan, China. Synonyms: ‘Early Sunshine’, ‘Large Golden Tassel’. Different reading: ‘Ta-chin-sui’,