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Dave's Weeper

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1977

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Dave's Weeper'

Chinese Name:黑面纱

Japanese Name



T.D. Wipper  Nagoya Camellia Society Bulletin, 1992, No.25. Synonym for Dave’s Weeper.

黑面纱  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.7/28, No.814.


» English Description

Smart, 1977, RHS, Rhododendrons with Magnolias and Camel­lias, p.77: Mr Dave Feathers ...also had a weeping plant with small pink flowers registered as Dave’s Weeper; this is C.fraterna x C.japonica. Actually this cultivar had never been registered and Dr Smart’s reference constitutes its first valid listing.

Dave's Weeper (C. hybrid) ACS, Reg. No.2388. American Camellia Yearbook, 1996, p2. with color photo in color inset 3.  A miniature, lilac white, single C. hybrid (C. fraterna x C. japonica), mid-season to late. Originated by David Feathers, Lafayette, CA and propagated by Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, GA and Roscoe Dean, Lucedale, MS. Average size flower is 1 1/4" wide and 1 1/4" deep with 5 petals, white anthers and white filaments. A prolific bloomer with masses of flowers on long stems: light, mild fragrance. Plant is spreading, open and medium with dark green leaves measuring 2 1/2" long and 1 1/4" wide.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.68.

Dave’s Weeper    黑面纱  C. hybrid)  山茶杂交种。1977,美国,Dr Dave Feathers 培育作出。C. fraterna x C. japonica。单瓣、淡紫白、迷你、花期1~3月、树性横张、长势中等。

Dave‘s Weeper (黑面纱)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.7/28, No.814.


Flower Size2-6 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States