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Michael's Joy

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CountryNew Zealand

Year Published/Registered2000

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Michael's Joy'

Chinese Name:群芳妒

Japanese Name



群芳妒  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p 17/28, No.530.


» English Description

New Zealand Camellia Bulletin, March 2000, Issue No.135, vol.XXI, No.4, p.6, Reg. No.419. Registered by N. Haydon, Takanini, New Zealand. A seedling of Little Michael, pollen parent unknown, which first flowered 1992. The handsome flower is a medium sized semidouble, 7 cm diameter x 4.5 cm deep, with about 25 petals and 1-3 petaloids. The background colour is wine red (RHS.CC.53B) with near-black veining, giving the flower an overall colour appearance of deep wine red (RHS.CC.53A). The plant is upright, and of average density and growth rate with dark green leaves 7.5 cm long x 3 cm wide. Flowers mid-season to late.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.183.

Michael's Joy 群芳妒(C. japonica)红山茶。2000,新西兰 PapakuraN. Haydon。半重瓣、酒红、黑色脉纹、小轮、花期1~3月、树形浓密、长势中等。

Michael's Joy (群芳妒)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p 17/28, No.530.


Flower Size6-8 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month New Zealand