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Elegans Variegated

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1946

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Elegans Variegated'

Chinese Name:雅致(斑)

Japanese Name



Chandler Elegans Variegated  Fendig, 1953, American Camellia Catalogue. Synonym for Elegans Variegated.

Chandleri Elegans  van Houtte, 1839, Catalogue, 1:2. This name has been used variously, for both Elegans and Elegans Variegated, over a period of time but has no validity for either.

Chandleri Elegans Pink Variegated  Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, p.54. Syn­onym for Elegans Variegated.

Chandleri Elegans Variegated  SCCS., 1945, Camellias, p.18.Synonym for Elegans Variegated.

Elegans (Chandler) Variegated  SCCS., 1951, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature as ‘Elegans (Chandler), Var.’. Synonym for Elegans Variegated.

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» English Description

SCCS., 1946, The Camellia, p.18 as ‘Chandleri Elegans Var.’. A white blotched form of Elegans that was often erroneously listed as Elegans as the solid and varie­gated form were usually treated as identical during the last century. Orthographic abbrevia­tion: ‘Elegans Var.’, ‘Chandler Elegans Var.’ Synonym: ‘Elegans (Chandler) Variegated’, ‘Francine Variegated’, ‘Pride of the Emperor’s Garden’, ‘Elegans Variegated Special’, ‘Elegans Chandler Variegated’. Chinese synonym: ‘Fuse Yazhi’, (Multicolour Elegant).

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.84. Elegans Variegated SpecialAbbott 种苗园目录,1961.:Elegans Variegated 雅致(斑)。 Elegans Variegated 雅致(斑)(C. japonica)红山茶 。 1946,美国。'Elegans'病毒感染入白斑品种。同种异名:Chandler Elegans VariegatedChandleri Elegans(柔美烛光、优雅火烛)、Elegans Variegated SpecialElegans (Chandler) VariegatedPride of the Emperor's Garden 。 突变种:Barbara WoogroofC.M. Wilson Elegans Var.(复色雅致)一高继银,2007,国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏,p.84.


Flower Size8-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States