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Mary O'Donnell

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1992

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Mary O'Donnell'

Chinese Name:东奈尔

Japanese Name



» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1992, p.36, Reg. No.2264, colour photo pp.41-42: A medium to large size, phlox pink, peony to rose form to formal double C.reticulata hybrid (Lilette Witman x Hulyn Smith). Blooms early to late. Originated by Jack Mandarich, Menlo Park, California USA. The 11 year old seedling first flowered 1987. Average flower size is 10 cm across x 5 cm deep with 35+ petals and golden anthers. Plant growth is upright, spreading, dense and vigorous in rate with light green leaves 11.2 cm long x 5 cm wide. Chinese synonym ‘Dongnaier’.

» 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264页。美国加利福尼亚州J.L.Mandarich先生培育,系滇山茶‘丽莱特’(Lilette Witman)品种与滇山茶‘史密斯’(Hulyn Smith)品种之间的杂交种。花深粉红色,玫瑰重瓣型至牡丹型,大型花,外部花瓣35〜50枚,排列有序,中部花瓣波浪状或扭曲,花心可见金黄色雄蕊,花量中等。叶片淡绿色,椭圆形,叶面粗糙,叶齿尖,植株开张,生长旺盛。花期早至晚。