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Aaron's Ruby

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1956

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Aaron's Ruby'

Chinese Name:阿郎卢比

Japanese Name



河郎卢比  朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.7


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1956, p.58, Reg. No.251: A 9-year- old chance seedling originated by Ruby Aaron (Mrs B.A.), Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. The slender, slightly pendulous plant is said to be very hardy and vigorous in manner of growth. New growth is red in colour. Mature leaves are dark green, large and twisted. The semi-double flowers, similar to ‘R.L. Wheeler’, are from 12.5 to 15 cm in diameter and are a brilliant metallic red. The large, thick petals are inter-mixed with little flags and large trumpet-like cups around a mass of golden stamens. The flower has a spicy fragrance and remains on the plant for two weeks or more. Flowering season, mid-season to late. Colour photo in Sharp’s Camellias Illustrated, 1957, p.165 and the American Camellia Yearbook, 1958 facing p.18. Sport: ‘Aaron’s Ruby Variegated’.

» Chinese Description

1956,美国刘易斯安纳州Lake CharlesRuby Aaron (Mrs B.A.)。自然实生种。半重瓣、杯形、艳红色、团状雄蕊群混杂小旗形瓣化蕊、大 ~巨大型花(12.5~15cm)、花期1~2月、花具辛香味、持花性长达2星期或更久;大形叶片、扭曲、 树性直立、枝条细长稍微下垂、长势强、非常耐寒。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.7:Aaron's Ruby 河郎卢比    (C.japonica) 红山茶。1956,美国刘易斯安纳州Lake CharlesRuby Aaron (Mrs B.A.)。自然实生种。半重瓣、杯形、艳红色、团状雄蕊群混杂小旗形瓣化蕊、大~巨大(12.5~15cm)、花期1~2月、花具辛香味、持花性长达2星期或更久;大形叶片、扭曲、树性直立、枝条细长稍微下垂、长势强、非常耐寒。突变种:Aaron's Ruby Variegated Aaron's Ruby (河郎卢比)一新竹市吴医师,1977,曰本进ロ西洋茶花#1


Flower Size12.5-15 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States