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Dança ao Luar

Last Updated:2022/12/3 23:48:52 By:Yves CHAPEL

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Year Published/Registered2022

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia ‘Dança ao Luar’

Chinese Name

Japanese Name

Meaning:Dance in the moonlight'.


» English Description

Dança ao Luar (C. hybrid), European Reg. No 182. Originated and introduced by Rodrigo Paulo Leitão, at Viveiro das Camélias, Penafiel, Portugal. Seedling of unknown parentage in 2004, first flowering in 2010. Plant: growth habit upright, growth rate medium; blooming in Portugal from February to April. Flower: medium to large, 11 x 5 cm, formal double imbricated to hexangular tired, pure white; 77-98 petals, outer flat and cordate, inner with concave margin, flower with a light-yellow centre. Spent flowers shatter. Leaf: large 11 x 4 cm, lanceolate to elliptic, medium venation on upper side, acuminate apex, serrate and re-curved margin, acute base, light green.  Other data:  'Dança ao Luar' means 'dance in the moonlight'.


Flower Size5-11 cm

Blooming Season2-4 Month Portugal