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Year Published/Registered1959

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Huawubao'

Chinese Name:花五宝

Japanese Name



Hua Wu Pao  Savige, 1983, International Camellia Journal, No.15, p.46.Different reading for Huawubao.

Variegated Five Treasures  Savige, 1986, International Camellia Journal, No.18, p.110. Synonym for Huawubao.


» English Description

Liu, 1959, Chungkuo Chuming Tichi Chung Hua Hui. Variegated soft pink informal double with some red marks. Originated in China. Different reading: ‘Hua Wu Pao’.

Huawubao. (Camellia japonica)  Synonym: None  Originate: Chongqing  Characteristics: Plant vigor at medium, crown open, average growth, some fresh shoots purple red, with medium internodes. Leaves, density at medium, long-ellipse, dark green, surface flat, measuring 7.5 cm to 10 cm long by 3.5 cm to 4 cm wide, sparsely and finely serrate. Sepals open. Petals flat in 5-6 rows, 20-25 segments, pink with white edge, clearly veined. Stamens, most petaloids, in group, mixed with petaloids. Light pink and dark pink flowers simultaneously in single tree, or even half red and half pink petals in single flower, measured 8 cm to 10 cm across, medium in quantity, peony-double from. Blooming early February to early April, with full bloom mid March.  Key points of identification: Light pink with red stripe and dark pink flowers appearing in single tree, petal with white dotted edge. sport:Xiaowubao. Fenwubao.

» Chinese Description

周利主编、2011《川茶品种图鉴》 p.98。树势中等,树冠开张,成枝力中等,部分新梢呈紫红色,节间中长,叶幕中密;叶片为长椭圆形,叶色深绿,叶片平展,叶长7.5cm~10cm,宽3.5cm~4cm,叶齿浅稀;花萼开张,平瓣5轮~6轮,20枚~25枚,粉红色花辦边缘具白晕,瓣脉明显,雄蕊成束,与瓣化瓣相间杂,同株上出现浅粉红色和深粉红色花朵,或同—朵花上呈现一半红一半粉的花朵,花径8cm~10cm,花量中等,牡丹型,花期3月上旬至5月上旬,盛花期在3月下旬至4月中旬。识别特征:同一植株上出现浅粉红色花瓣上间有红色条斑成深粉红色花朵,花瓣边缘具有白色晕斑。原始产地:重庆。芽变品种:小五宝;粉五宝。


Flower Size7.5-10 cm

Blooming Season3-5 Month China