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Betty Sheffield Silver

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1960

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Betty Sheffield Silver'

Chinese Name:银色贝蒂

Japanese Name



Baiban Yinhong Beidi  Gao, Jiyin, 1991, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.9. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Betty Sheffield Silver.

Silver Betty Sheffield  Feray’s Fine Flowers Catalogue, 1960. Synonym for Betty Sheffield Silver.

银色贝蒂  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.2/28, No.1003.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1960, p.194, Reg. No.468: A sport of Betty Sheffield Blush. Blush pink bordered white with a pinkish sheen. Originated in USA by G.G. Comstock, Texas. Date of application-February 2, 1960. A sport of BE~ SHEFFIELD BLUSH, originated by G. C. Comstock, Beaumont, Texas, and propagated by Thomasville Nurseries, Inc., Thomasville, Georgia, that was first observed in 1957. Plant growth habit is upright, and the dark green leaves average 4 inches in length and 2 inches in width. The Hower is a perfect BETTY SHEFFIELD in every detail except color. The blush pink Howers, 4% inches in diameter and 2 inches in depth, have 18 to 20 petals and 6 to 8 rabbit ears. The Hower has white border and silvery sheen, and it is stated that the Howers are long lasting on bush. Flowering season, December-February. See color plate No.14, p.26, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol, II, 1978. Sports: Adrianne’s Betty, Betty Sheffield Pinkheart.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.29.

Betty Sheffield Silver   银色贝蒂   (C. japonica)  红山茶。1960 , 美国德州,G.G. Comstock'Betty Sheffield Blush'的粉红色、银白边枝变种。突变种:Adrianne's BettyBetty Sheffield Pinkheart

Betty Sheffield Silver (银色贝蒂)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.2/28, No.1003.


Flower Size12.1-13.5 cm

Blooming Season12-2 Month United States