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Ernest McDonald

Last Updated:2022/8/11 10:19:00 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1981

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Ernest McDonald'

Chinese Name:红巾特攻队

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1981, p.98, Reg. No.1759: A very large, red, semi-double seedling of C.reticulata hybrid (C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ (Datao­hong) x [(C.reticulata ‘Cornelian’ x C.japonica Mrs D.W. Davis) x C.reticulata ‘Cornelian’ (Damanao)]), flowering mid-season to late; originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 8 year old seedling first bloomed in 1970. Average flower size is 16 cm across x 7.5 cm deep. Anthers are yellow. Leaves, serrated, dark green, 12.5 cm long x 6 cm wide.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.89. Ernest McDonald 红巾特攻队(C. reticulata hyb.)云南茶杂交种 。 1981,美国加州 Oakland Frank Pursel 培育作出 。 C. reticulate 'Crimson Robe'(大桃红)x {C. reticulate 'Comeliar^大玛竭) x C.japonica'Mrs. D.W. Davis'(戴维斯夫人)}8年实生苗,初花1970年。半重瓣、红色、巨 大(16 x 7.5cm)、花期13月。花名:人名(欧内斯特•麦克唐纳}Ernest McDonald (红巾特攻队)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, d.9/28, No.1444.


Flower Size16-16 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States