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Year Published/Registered1989

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Huohua'

Chinese Name:火花

Japanese Name



» English Description

Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.52, No.337, colour photo, No.195: Medium size, 8-10 cm across, deep flame red, anemone form with 2 rows of large, rounded, guard petals, and a centre of crowded, folded petaloids, some with white markings. Leaves dark green. Originated in China.

Huohua. (Camellia japonica)  Synonym: None  Originate: Sichuan  Characteristics: Plant growth relatively compact and vigorous, medium branching, less branching angle. Leaves green with occasional yellowish spots, measured 7 cm to 8 cm across by 3.5 cm to 4 cm wide, with apex apiculate and recurved one side, base cuneate, reflexed, serrate finely and shallowly. Flowers bright red. Outer petals wavy, 11 segments, imbricated in 2 rows, with margins crinkled, two sides reflexed down, central part convex upward as a butterfly wing. Petaloids by some stamens, mixed with normal stamens in centre as radially erect, protrude out of centre as opening fire spark. Semi-double form. Medium floral abundance, diameter 9 cm to 11 cm. Blooming February to April, at fully blooming in March.  Key points of identification: Petals as butterfly wings, petaloids and normal erect, imbricated in radial, protrude in floral centre.

» Chinese Description

周利主编、2011《川茶品种图鉴》 p.112。树冠较紧凑,成枝力中等,分枝角度小,生长旺盛,叶绿色,叶片上有少量黄斑,长7cm~8cm,宽3.5cm~4cm,叶尖向一边歪曲,叶齿密浅,叶先端钝尖,基部楔形,叶尖下弯;花大红色,外轮花瓣2轮,曲瓣,11枚,辦缘皱褶,两边向下反卷,中部上凸,蝶翅状,部分雄蕊瓣化,瓣化瓣与雄蕊集于花心部,呈放射状直立,凸出于外轮花瓣,似燃烧的火花,半重瓣型,花量中等,花径9cm~11cm,花期2月〜4月,盛花期3月。识别特征:花瓣蝶翅状,雄蕊和雄蕊瓣化瓣呈放射状直立,凸出于花心。原始产地:四川


Flower Size9-11 cm

Blooming Season2-4 Month China