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Beau Harp

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1949

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Beau Harp'

Chinese Name:帅哥

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Society Newsletter, 1949, vol.4, No.3; American Camellia Yearbook, 1954, p.302-303, Reg. No.10: Illges Medal Award 1949. A seedling from the C.japonica seed planted 1936, first flowered 1945; originated by G.H. Wilkinson, Florida, USA. It is of very hardy, upright growth. Large, oval buds. The red flowers, incomplete double with large petaloids, open early to mid-season and are 10-15 cm across with 22-30 petals. Leaves, broadly oval, mid-green, 10 cm long by 6 cm wide; apex acuminate, venation prominent, coarse and wide serrations. See colour photo p.131, Feathers, ed.1978, The Camellia, facing p.131. Sport: Dr John Bell.

» Chinese Description

高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第36页。美国佛罗里达州G.H.Wilkinson先生培育。花红色,半重瓣型至牡丹��,中到大型花���花瓣宽大,先端M陷,略呈波浪状,花心偶有小花瓣与雄蕊混生,花朵稠密。叶片中等绿色,椭圆形,光亮,叶齿尖,植株立性,生长旺盛。花期早至中。


Flower Size10.2-16.5 cm

Blooming Season12-1 Month United States