International Camellia Register
Home Cultivars Guest of Honor

Guest of Honor

Last Updated:2022/8/12 15:31:40 By:wangzhonglang

Type Image

Chosen by wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1953

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Guest of Honor'

Chinese Name:主宾

Japanese Name



Guest of Honour  Hillier Nursery Catalogue, 1971. Orthographic variant for Guest of Honor.

Zhubin  Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 5 November 1991. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica, Guest of Honor.

荣客  新竹市吴医师,1977,曰本进口西洋茶花#16。

贵宾  新竹市茶花产销斑目录,2002-2006, p.23, G18.

主宾  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.41, No.1.


» English Description

Thompson, 1953, American Camellia Yearbook, p.76: A 13 cm hemisphere of salmon pink, composed of evenly spaced, medium sized petals, standing out individually with stamens interspersed. It is like General George Patton in appearance. A seedling of ‘Lotus’(Gauntlettii) originated by Harvey F. Short, Ramona, California, USA. Sport: Guest of Honor Variegated. Orthographic variant: ‘Guest of Honour. Received the RHS, “Award of Merit” in 1967. American Camellia Yearbook, 1965, Reg. No.724. See black and white photo, p.97, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.lII. Chinese synonym: ‘Zhubin’.

» Chinese Description

贵宾Guest of HonorC. japonica),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第211页,橙红、半重瓣~牡丹花型、大花,1953年美國發表。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.115.

Guest of Honor 贵宾(C. japonica)红山茶。1953,美国加州RamonaHarvey F. Short培育选出。Gauntlettii (高特雷特)实生种。八重松牡丹、橘红、大巨大(1013cm)、花期12 月,树性直立、浓密、长势强。突变种:Guest of Honor Variegated

Guest of Honor (荣客)一新竹市吴医师,1977,曰本进口西洋茶花#16

Guest of Honor (贵宾)一新竹市茶花产销斑目录,2002-2006, p.23, G18.

Guest of Honor (主宾)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.41, No.1.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States