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Fran Mathis

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1961

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Fran Mathis'

Chinese Name:缤纷蝶影

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1961, p.223, Reg. No.553: A 10 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1958; originated by Dr W.F. Mathis, Moultrie, Georgia, USA. Plant growth is rapid and upright, with dark green leaves averaging 10.5 cm x 5 cm. The semi-double flowers, similar to ‘Hermes’ (Hikarugenji), are champagne pink with white filaments and light yellow anthers. The flowers are 10-11 cm across and 6 cm deep with 46 petals and 5-7 petaloids. There are 8 rows of petals, ruffled towards the centre. Blooms early to mid-season. See colour photo, front cover, ACS, 1965. The Camellia Journal, vol.20, No.1.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.100. Fran Mathis  缤纷蝶影      (C. japonica)  红山茶。1961,美国乔治亚州 MoultrieDr W.F. Mathis10年自然实生苗,初花1958年。玫瑰形、香槟粉、大轮(10~11 x 6cm)、花瓣约45~46枚、约8重轮列、白色花丝、淡黄色花药、花期12~2月、树性直立、长势强。花名:人名(法兰•麦吉斯)Fran Mathis (缤纷蝶影)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p. 10/28, No.948.


Flower Size10-11 cm

Blooming Season12-2 Month United States