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Margaret Ratcliffe

Last Updated:2022/8/18 15:22:26 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1951

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Margaret Ratcliffe'

Chinese Name:似水柔情

Japanese Name



Margaret Radcliffe  Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue. Orthographic error for Margaret Ratcliffe.

Margaret Ratcliff  Riverview Nursery Catalogue, 1957-1958, p. 12. Orthographic error for Mar­garet Ratcliffe.

似水柔情  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.16/28, No.976.


» English Description

Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue with colour pl. as ‘Mar­garet Radcliffe’: Medium to large, delicate, shell-pink shading to white, semi-double, 10-11 cm across. Until fully open, some central petals tend to remain semi-erect. The petals are obovate and crinkle towards the tip. Filaments white, anthers yellow; bud long, oval and with pink tip. Leaves dark, dull green. oval. 7.5 cm long x 4 cm wide. short apex, prominent, raised veins, finely serrulate. Plant habit erect. vigorous and a profuse bloomer. Originated by C.S. Tait Sr., Brunswick, Georgia, USA from seed of unknown origin.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.173.

Margaret Ratcliffe 似水柔情(C. japonica)红山茶。1951,美国乔治亚州 BrunswickC.S. Tait Sr.培育选出。来历不明种。半重瓣、白色底、淡粉雾边、中大轮(1011cm)、树性直立、 长势强、多花。花名:人名(玛格丽特•瑞特克里夫)。

Margaret Ratcliffe (似水柔情)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.16/28, No.976.


Flower Size10-11 cm

Blooming Season United States