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Emmett Barnes

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1949

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Emmett Barnes'

Chinese Name:爱美邦妮

Japanese Name



Emmet Barnes  Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1955-1956. Orthographic error for Emmett Barnes.


» English Description

Doty et al., 1949, American Camellia Yearbook, p.145: A seedling grown by Ingleside Nurseries, Baconton, Georgia, USA, who obtained it from F.J. Baker, Macon, Georgia who grew it from seed from the Tokayama Nurseries, Japan. It was bought in flower by A.E. Barnes Jr in 1945 and named for him. An extra large, brilliant white, 12-14 cm across, with yel­low stamens mixed in with the petals. An early bloomer, missing the frosts. The flowers are ruf­fled and twisted, resembling ‘Victor Emmanuel’, (Blood of China) A very vigorous grower. The leaves are 10-12 cm long x 5 cm wide, slightly curled, of such a dark green they appear black from a distance. The plant is heavy and compact in growth. Reg. No.40, American Camellia Yearbook, 1954. Orthographic error: ‘Emmet Barnes’. See black and white photo, p.79, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.88. Emmett Barnes爱美邦妮(C. japonica)红山茶。 1949,美国乔治亚州,Ingleside种苗园培 育;A.E. Barnes Jr.命名发表。此品种由日本引入实生种子培育选出。半重瓣〜松牡丹、亮丽 白、黄色割状蕊、太〜巨大(1214cm)、花期12月、长势强。花名:人名(艾美特•巴尼斯)。 Emmett Barnes (爱美邦妮)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.9/28, No.1056.


Flower Size12-14 cm

Blooming Season12-12 Month United States