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Lois Shinault

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1975

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Lois Shinault'

Chinese Name:施纳特

Japanese Name



Louis Shinault  Bob Wines Nursery Catalogue, 1985-1986, p.6. Orthographic error for Lois Shinault.

Shinate  Chinese synonym for the USA., C.granthamiana hybrid Lois Shinault.

青草湖  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.16/28, No.491.

施纳特  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,P.118, No.4.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1975,No. 1380, p.238: A hybrid Granthamiana/Reticulata that first bloomed in 1966, ('Crimson Robe" x 'Granthamiana'); originated by Al Smith, Granada Hills, Ca. and propagated by Louis H. Shinault, Northridge Ca. Plant growth is spreading and medium in rate with dark green leaves; measuring 5½ inches in length and 2 inches in width. Flower: The semidouble type bloom is medium orchid pink shading lighter to center, 21 petals and 2 or more petaloids. Average size is 6-6¼ inches in diameter and 2¼-2½" inches in depth. Texture is silky with an iridescence, requires 3 to 4 days to attain full size, will hold 4 to 5 days in water, at room temperature, showable after 7 days under refrigeration, very long blooming period, irregular semi-double with ruilled edges on petals, twisted Iabbit eaTS and occasional petaloids. Blooms November through March.

This cultivar is a hybrid between C.reticulata ‘Crimson Robe’ (Dataohong) and C.granthamiana, made by Al Smith, Granada Hills, California, USA, that first bloomed 1966. The semi-double type bloom is medium, orchid pink, shading to lighter pink at the centre. The petals have a silky irridescence. Flowers early to mid-season. Orthographic error: ‘Louis Shinault’. Chinese synonym ‘Shinate’.

» Chinese Description

高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第263页。美国加利福尼亚州Al Smith先生培育,系滇山茶‘大桃红’(Crimson Robe)品种与大苞山茶(C.granthamiana)之间的杂交种。花紫粉红色,渐向花瓣边缘呈白色,半重瓣型至牡丹型,巨型花,最大花径可���14cm,花瓣宽圆形,波浪状,中部花瓣直立,花瓣间有簇生黄色雄蕊外露,花量中等。叶片浓绿色,阔椭圆形,硬革质,叶齿尖,植株开张,生长旺盛。花期早至中。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.166.

LoisShinault 青草湖(C. reticulata hyb.)云南茶杂交种。1976,美国加州 Granada HillsAl SmithC. reticulata 'Crimson Robe'(大桃红)x C. granthamiana (香港山茶)。 初花 1966 年 。 半重瓣、淡紫红色、花心颜色较淡、中轮、花期12月、树性横张、长势中等。花名:人名(罗易士 •席诺特)。

Lois Shinault (青草湖)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.16/28, No.491.

Lois Shinault (施纳特)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,P.118, No.4.


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States