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Year Published/Registered1890

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

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Scientific Name:Camellia japonica ‘Luoxuanfen’

Chinese Name:螺旋粉

Japanese Name

Meaning:Pink Spiral


Pink Spiral  (C.japonica), Findlay, RHS., 1968, The Rhododendron and Camellia Yearbook, No.22, p.20: A medium size, pink, formal with a 5 armed spiral petal formation. Synonym for the old Chinese cultivar 'Luoxuanfen'.

Fenluoxuan  Gao, Jiyin, 2007, The Identification. ...Outstanding Camellias, p.181 with colour photo.

粉螺旋  高继银等,2007年, 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第181页。


» English Description

Zhang Yonghe et al. 1985. Yongfu Camellia, p.10 with color photo. Chinese Camellia Culture, 2003, Appendix, p.570 as ‘Luoxuanfen’; traditional camellia originated in Yongfu from 1890, Fujian Province, China. Aslo called ‘Fendan’ at some places in Eastern China. Fast, erect growth, branches long and slender. Leaf yellowish green, 8-9 cm x 3-4 cm, margin serrate. Flower is rose form double. Pale pink, sometimes with white margin, and many red stripes. Medium size, 8-10 cm diameter. Petals about 70-100 in 7-8 rows with twisted arrangement.  cold hardy. see also Gao, Jiyin, 2007, The Identification. ...Outstanding Camellias, p.181 with colour photo as 'Fenluoxuan'

» Chinese Description

螺旋粉 Camellia japonica ‘Luoxuanfen张永和等1985《永福茶花10页。小乔木,长椭圆形树冠;主干粗壮,暗灰色;分枝向上,稍硬。叶长7-8.5厘米,宽4-5.3厘米,椭圆形。叶先端渐尖,基部阔楔形;叶面深绿色,有光泽;侧脉细,网脉明显,主侧脉之间有泡状凸起;叶质厚;叶缘微下卷,锯齿细锐;腋芽长(3厘米);叶柄粉红色,长0.5厘米。花径9-10厘米,粉红色,十一至十二轮荷瓣外旋;耐寒品种;花期:十二月至次年三月。


Flower Size9-10 cm

Blooming Season12-3 Month China