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China Lady

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'China Lady'

Chinese Name:中国小姐

Japanese Name



Hannü  (Chinese Maiden),Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.71, No.514: Chinese synonym for China Lady.

中国小姐  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.6/28, No.568.

汉女  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p102, No.5.


» English Description

Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1968; American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.104, Reg. No.1511: Nuccio No.6207. A very large, rich, orchid pink semi-dou­ble with irregular petals, C.hybrid, a cross between C.reticulata Buddha, and C.granthamiana; originated by Nuccio’s Nurseries, Altadena, California, USA. The 16 year old seedling first flowered 1962. Average flower size, 13-15 cm across. Flowers early to late. Plant growth is upright and rapid in rate with mid-green leaves, 10 cm x 5 cm. Chinese synonym: ‘Hannü’, 'Zhongguo Xiaojie'.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.55.

China Lady     中国小姐     (C. reticulate hyb.)   云南茶杂交种 。 1968,美国加州 AltadenaNuccio 种苗园作出。 C. reticulata 'Buddha(佛陀) x C. granthamiana (香港山茶)16年实生苗,初花1962年。半重瓣、不规则瓣、浓桃红色、巨大(1315cm)、花期123月、树性直立、长势强。

China Lady (中国小姐)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.6/28, No.568.

China Lady (汉女)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p102, No.5.


Flower Size13-15 cm

Blooming Season12-3 Month United States