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Leon Benson

Last Updated:2022/8/18 9:50:04 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1978

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Leon Benson'

Chinese Name:里昂班森

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1978, p.131, Reg. No.1501: A large, medium pink, anemone to peony form chance C.japonica seedling that flowers mid-season. Originated by Feral Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. This 14 year old seedling that first bloomed 1970, has 100 petals and petaloids; pink petaloids arranged in a collar of rosettes, anthers yellow, fila­ments pink. Average size 11 cm across x 5 cm deep. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium in rate with leaves 7.5-8.0 cm long x 4.0-4.5 cm wide. See colour photo, front cover, ACS., 1978, The Camellia Review, vol.33, No.1.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.162.

Leon Benson里昂班森(C.japonica)红山茶。1978,美国刘易斯安纳州SlidellFerol Zerkowsky。不明实生种,14年实生苗,初花1970年。牡丹~唐子形、粉红色、黄色花药、 淡红花丝、粉红色瓣化蕊、大轮(11 x 5cm)、花期1~2月、树性直立、浓密、长势中等。

Leon Beason—蔡福贵,2005,世界茶花专辑,p.118. No.345.293.拼音错误。


Flower Size11-13 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States