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Diddy Mealing Peony

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1974

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Diddy Mealing Peony'

Chinese Name:米林牡丹

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1974, vol.II, p.231, Reg. No.1312: A sport of Diddy Mealing first observed 1960. The peony form bloom is white with a rare pink stripe. Average size, 10 cm across and 6 cm deep with many petals and petaloids with yellow anthers and pink filaments. The flower is a heavy peony with many central petals. Blooms early to late. Originated by Dr H.G. Mealing, Augusta, Georgia, USA.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.72.

Diddy Mealing Peony     米林牡丹     (C. japonica)  红山茶。1974,美国乔治亚州,AugustaDr H.G. MealingDiddy Mealing (米林)的牡丹形枝变种,1960年发现。牡丹形、白色、稀疏的粉红条、中大轮(10 x 6cm)、花期123月,枝条纤细、垂枝性、长势中等。