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Dr. Clifford Parks

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1972

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Dr. Clifford Parks'

Chinese Name:帕克斯先生

Japanese Name



Doctor Clifford Parks The Plant Finder, 1990-1991, p.80. Orthographic variant for Dr Clifford Parks.

Pakesi Xiansheng (Teacher Parks),Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 25-6-1990. Chinese synonym for Dr Clifford Parks.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1972, p.128, Reg. No.1210: A 6 year old hybrid cross (‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) x Kramer’s Supreme), first bloomed 1970; originated by Dr Clifford Parks, North Carolina USA. Plant growth is rapid in rate with dark green leaves, 15 cm x 8 cm. The anemone form, red (orange cast) bloom has yellow anthers. It measures 14-15 cm across and 7.4-8 cm deep and flowers mid-season. It has received the “Frank L. Stormont Reticulata Award” for 1976, the “William E. Woodroof Camellia Hall of Fame Award” for 1983, the “Aubrey Harris Hybrid Award” for 1977 and the “National Hall of Fame Award” for 1979, 1981 and 1982. For colour illustrations see: American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, facing p.82; Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.155 and the front cover SCCS., 1979, The Camellia Review, vol.40, No.4. There is also a variegated form. The Chinese syn­onym is ‘Pakesi Xiansheng’. Orthographic variant: ‘Doctor Clifford Parks’.

» Chinese Description

高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第248页。美国北卡罗来纳州Clifford Parks先生培育,系滇山茶‘大桃红’品种与红山茶‘克瑞墨大牡丹’(Kramer’s Supreme)品种之间的杂交种。花红色,泛橘红色调,托桂型至牡丹型,巨型花,最大花径可达15cm,厚8cm,花瓣宽大,波浪状并略扭曲,花心偶见金黄色雄蕊混生,花量中等。叶片浓绿色,阔椭圆形,叶面粗糙,先端叶齿尖,植株开张,生长旺盛。花期中至晚。