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Happy Higo

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1990

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia Higo 'Happy Higo'

Chinese Name:乐肥后

Japanese Name



Lefeihou  Gao, Jiyin, 1998, The World's Best Camellia Cultivars, p.43. Chinese synonym for Happy Higo.

Xingfu Chun  Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 22nd August 1994. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Happy Higo.

快乐人生  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p. 12/28, No.668.

乐肥后  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.43, No.3.


» English Description

SCCS., 1990, Camellia Nomenclature, p.50: Red, very large, single to semi-double, with flared, yellow stamens. Nuccios N#8811. Strong, vigorous, upright growth. Mid-season blooming. Colour photo International Camellia Journal, 1993, No.25, between pp.36-37. Originated in USA by Nuccio’s Nurseries, Altadena, California. Chinese synonym ‘Xingfu Chun’. Note; Form is close to, but does not fully reach the Higo requirement of the stamens reaching to two thirds of the flower diameter.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.119.

Happy Higo快乐人生(Higo)肥后茶。1990,美国。单瓣~半重瓣、红色、具光泽、巨大、花期1~2月、树性直立、长势中等。花名:Higo(肥后),曰本古代的令制国(藩),肥后国又称肥州,约现今日本的熊本县(Kumamoto)

Happy Higo (快乐人生)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p. 12/28, No.668.

Happy Higo (乐肥后)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.43, No.3.


Flower Size13-18 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States