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Guilio Nuccio

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1955

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental


Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Guilio Nuccio'

Chinese Name:大牛西奥

Japanese Name



Giulio Nuccio  Hillebrand Nursery Catalogue, 1978. Orthographic error for Guilio Nuccio.

Guillio Nuccio  Duncan & Davies (UK) Ltd. Catalogue, 1984-1985. Orthographic error for Guilio Nuccio.

Guillio Nucco  Fairlight Camellia Nursery Catalogue, 1983. Orthographic error for Guilio Nuc­cio.

Nuccio Special  Shackelford, 1968, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.23, No.1. Synonym for Guilio Nuccio.

变脸把戏  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.11/28, No.766.

3 show +


» English Description

Tourje, 1955, American Camellia Yearbook, p.36: A huge flower, 13-15 cm across. It is a semi-double, 7.5 cm deep with 12-15 petals, including 3-5 rabbit ears. The colour is coral rose which lightens towards the edge of the petals. Early to mid-season flowering. Sports: Guilio Nuccio Fimbriated, Guilio Nuccio Variegated, Guilio Nuccio Fimbriated Varie­gated, Guilio Nuccio Pink, Rare Encounter. This cultivar received “The Margarete Hertrich Award” in 1956; the “John Illges Award” in 1958 and both the “National Hall of Fame Award” and the “William E. Woodroof, Hall of Fame Award” in 1978. See colour photos: American Camellia Yearbook, 1957 facing p.208 and Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellia, p.92. Orthographic errors: ‘Giulio Nuccio’, ‘Guillio Nuccio’, ‘Guillio Nucco’. It is a seedling of the fishtail camellia Mer­maid. American Camellia Yearbook, 1959, Reg. No.384. Chinese synonym ‘Da Niuxi’ao’. This cultivar was awarded  as an AGM (Award of Garden Merit) plant by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993 at H5 rate (hardy: cold winter; -15°C to -10°C).

» Chinese Description

朱力澳.新西欧Guilio NuccioC. japonica),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第211页,红、半重瓣、大輪、早~中花,1955年美國發表。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.115. Guilio Nuccio 变脸把戏(C. japonica)红山茶。1955,美国加州AltadenaNuccio种苗园。'Mermaid'自然实生种。半重办、深紫红、瓣端颜色较淡、巨大(1315cm x 7cm)、花瓣约1215枚、少量兔耳瓣,花期122月,树性直立、长势强。花名:人名(古力欧•纽西欧)。突变种:Guilio Nuccio FimbriatedGuilio Nuccio VariegatedGuilio Nuccio PinkGuilio Nuccio—蔡福贵,1984,茶花,p.160, No.179. Guilio Nuccio (变脸把戏)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.11/28, No.766. Guilio Nuccio (奇力欧)一陈念舟,1986,杜鹃谷花园目录,p.2.No.24. Guilio Nuccio (大牛西奥)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.41, No.2.


Flower Size13-15 cm

Blooming Season12-2 Month United States