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Fight On

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1984

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Fight On'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Fendou  Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 22nd August, 1994. Chinese synonym for the USA C.hybrid Fight On.

USC Fight On  (C.reticulata hyb.), SCCS., 1982, The Camellia Review, vol.44, No.2, p.1, description, colour pl. front cover: A cross of Flower Girl x ‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) has been given the tentative title ‘USC Fight On’. The colours are the dark red and gold of the USC football team and the song “Fight On” is known through-out College football. Originated by Lee Gaeta and Meyer Piet, California, it first bloomed 1979. The flower is 10-11 cm across, semi-double with dark red, wavy petals. The centre of the bloom has red stamens and a 5 cm burst of bright golden anthers. See colour photo: front cover, SCCS, 1982, The Camellia Review, vol.44, No.2. Synonym for Fight On.


» English Description

SCCS., 1984, Camellia Nomenclature, p.117: Dark red with red stamens tipped with golden anthers. Large semi-double, 10-11 cm across. Medium, compact, upright growth. Late flowering. a cross of C.hybrid Flower Girl x C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’, (Dataohong) originated by Meyer Piet and Lee Gaeta, California, USA. Originally given the name ‘USC Fight On’. See this entry for further information. Chinese synonym ‘Fendou’.


Flower Size

Blooming Season United States