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Doris Ellis

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1970

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Doris Ellis'

Chinese Name:朵莉丝爱丽丝

Japanese Name



Ailisi  Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.72, No.212. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Doris Ellis.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1970, p.162, Reg. No.1089: An 11 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1963; originated by Frank Ellis and Jay W. Ellis Jr., Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Plant growth is upright, average in density and rapid in rate, with small, light green leaves. The formal double bloom is pale, blush pink with darker pink on the outer petals and a distinct, coral rose centre. Medium size, formal double, completely imbricated with a small, rose-bud centre, 9.5 cm across by 4 cm deep with 94-110 petals. Blooms early. Sport: Doris Ellis Pink. See colour plates on front cover, ACS, The Camellia Journal, Sept.1969 and pl.44, p.34, Encyclopedia of Camellias in Colour, vol.II, 1978. Chinese synonym: ‘Ailisi’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.75.

Doris Ellis      朵莉丝爱丽丝      (C. japonica)  红山茶。1970,美国佛罗里达州 JacksonvilleFrank Ellis & Jay W. Ellis Jr.培育选出。11年自然实生苗,初花1963年。完全形、淡粉、浓粉边、中心基部珊瑚粉色、中轮(89.5x34cm)、花瓣约90110枚、花期122月,树性直立、浓密、长势强。突变种:Doris Ellis Pink


Flower Size8-9.5 cm

Blooming Season12-2 Month United States