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Golden Gate

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1976

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Golden Gate'

Chinese Name:金门

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1976, p.160, A 10 years old chance seedling that first bloomed 1973, originated by Houghton Hall, San Anselmo, California, USA. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid with very dark green leaves, 12.5 cm long x 5.5 cm wide of heavy, leathery texture. The anemone form, Elegans style, blooms (large centre petaloid burst) has 13 white, outer guard petals about a massive golden yellow petaloid centre group, 6 cm across; anthers golden, filaments yellow. Average size 12.5 cm across x 3.8 cm deep. Heavy petal tex­ture. Blooms mid-season to late.

» Chinese Description

金門Golden GateC. japonica),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第209页,白、銀蓮花型、大輪、中晚生,1976 年美國發表。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.110. 金门(C. hybrid)红山茶。 1976,美国加州 San AnselmoHoughton Hall 培育选出。10年自然实生种、初花1973年。半重瓣唐子形、白色外瓣13枚、金黄瓣化蕊、金色花药、黄花丝、大轮(12.5 x 3.8cm)、花期1-3月,树性直立-横张、长势强。

Golden Gate (金门)一陈念舟,1986,杜鹃谷花园目录,p.4. No.50.


Flower Size12.5-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States