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Mayer Israel

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1977

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Mayer Israel'

Chinese Name:以色列市长

Japanese Name



以色列市长  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p17,No.938.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1977, p.216, Reg. No.1458: A large, blush to light pink with pink flecks, rose form double to formal double. Blooms mid-season. This 14 year old chance seedling C.japonica, first bloomed 1968. Originated by Ferol Zerkowsky, Slidell, Louisiana, USA. The ‘Mathotiana’ (Julia Drayton) type bloom has 80 petals, yellow anthers and white filaments, 11 cm across x 5 cm. deep. The bloom is high-lighted with darker pink flecks and the petals often incurved and form 5 swirls. Plant growth is upright and medium with dark green leaves, 8 cm x 4 cm. See colour photo, back cover, ACS, 1977, The Camellia Journal, vol.32, No.3.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.182.

Mayer Israel 以色列市长(C.japonica)红山茶。1977,美国路易斯安纳州SlidellFerol Zerkowsky培育选出。14年自然实生苗,初花1968年。完全玫瑰形、常常会出现螺旋形、5重、极淡粉、暗粉红斑点、大轮(11 x 5cm)、花瓣约80枚、黄花药、白花丝、花期12月、树性直立。

Mayer Israel (以色列市长)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p17,No.938.


Flower Size11-13 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States