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Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Chudie'

Chinese Name:楚蝶

Japanese Name

Meaning:Chuxiong's Butterfly


» English Description

Feng Guomei, 1989, Chuxiong Camellia Catalogue, with colour illustration: Large, 11-13 cm across, open peony form bloom, with wavy erect petals. Light red colour. Mid-season blooming. Originated in Chuxiong, Yunnan, China.

This cultivar is originated in Chuxiong, Yunnan, China. Flowers peach red, very Large 14-15 cm in diameter, open peony form. Petals 19-21 in 5-6 whorls, broad ovate, the outer petals flat, the inner petals curved or two petals connected at the from the middle to the base. Stamens numerous, developed well, divided into several bundles in curved petals or distributed in the center. Pitils most rudimentary, few fruits.  Flower moderate abundance. Leaves oblong-elliptic ovate, 6-10 cm long by 4-5.5 cm wide, the apices acuminate, base broad-cunneate, the vein obivious and depressed, the margins deep serrate. Plant open grow in medium speed.  The flowering season is from late December to early March next year. It could be distinguished by peach color flower in open peony form, the corrola round and full; and by obivious and depressed veins leaves with deep serrate margins.

» Chinese Description

管开云、李纪元、王仲朗主编,2014. 《中国茶花图鉴》, p.238.