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Elizabeth Le Bey

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Elizabeth Le Bey'

Chinese Name:柳叶玫瑰

Japanese Name



Elisabeth Le Bey  Thoby et al., 1988, Tsubaki - A Propos de Camellia, p.46. Orthographic variant for Elizabeth Le Bey.

Elizabeth Lebey  Griffiths & Strother, 1954, Nomenclatural Cross Reference List, p.4. Orthographic variant for Elizabeth Le Bey.


» English Description

Fendig, 1950, American Camellia Catalogue: Large, rose-pink, incom­plete to irregular double, 9-12.5 cm across. There are numerous petaloids, some of which are erect in the centre and partly conceal short stamens. Leaves are yellow-green, lanceolate, 8.5 cm x 3.2 cm. Slightly serrate with petioles 10 mm long, on a plant of rapid, spreading growth. Orig­inated by G.H. Wilkinson, Pensacola, Florida, USA from seed imported from Japan in 1937. First bloomed 1946. Registration No.37 in the ACS., Quarterly, 1950, vol.5, No.1. Orthographic variant: ‘Elizabeth Lebey’, ‘Elisabeth Le Bey’. Sports: Elizabeth Le Bey Blush, Elizabeth Le Bey Variegated, Elizabeth Le Bey White. See colour photo, front cover, New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, 1964, vol.III, No.5.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.86. Elizabeth Le Bey 柳叶玫瑰(C. japonica)红山茶 。 1950,美国佛罗里达州 PensacolaG.H. Wilkinson培育选出。1937年,引进日本茶花种子,初花1946年。松牡丹牡丹形、玫瑰粉、大轮(912.5cm) ’树形横张,垂枝性、长势强。突变种:Elizabeth Le Bey BlushElizabeth Le Bey VariegatedElizabeth Le Bey White Elizabeth Le Bey (柳叶玫瑰)_茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.9/28, No.1487.


Flower Size9-12.5 cm

Blooming Season United States