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Nuccio's Cameo

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1983

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental


Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Cameo'

Chinese Name:牛西奥雕石

Japanese Name



Niuxiao Daioshi  Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 30 July 1990. Chinese synonym for Nuccio’s Cameo.

玫瑰蒂  朱国栋,2007,风城茶花图集,p.110.

纽西耳玛瑙  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.19/28, No.450.

纽西欧卡米欧  新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.32, N5.

牛西奥雕石  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.70, No.2.


» English Description

Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1983 as their #7749. American Camellia Yearbook, 1984, p.180, Reg. No.1955: A large, coral pink, rose form double to formal double C.japonica chance seedling, blooms early to late; originated by Nuccio’s Nurseries, Altadena, California, USA. The 8 year old seedling first bloomed 1977. Average size is 10-11 cm across. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium in rate with dark green leaves, medium sized. See colour photo: front cover, SCCS., 1984, The Camellia Review, vol.45, No.3 and p.32, Fischer, 1986, Kamellien. Chinese synonym: ‘Niuxiao Daioshi’. This cultivar was awarded  as an AGM (Award of Garden Merit) plant by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2012 at H5 rate (hardy: cold winter; -15°C to -10°C).

» Chinese Description

紐西歐瑪瑙Nuccio’s CameoC. japonica),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第227页,红、玫瑰花型~完全重瓣、中~大輪、早~晚花,1983年美國發表。高继银、苏玉华、胡羡聪,2007. 《国内外茶花名种识别与欣赏》,第170页。美国加利福尼亚州Nuccio’s Nurseries Inc.苗圃培育。花柔和的嫩粉红色,玫瑰重瓣型至完全重瓣型,大型花,花瓣近圆形,先端圆,排列整齐,瓣面可见深色脉纹,花朵稠密。叶片浓绿色,椭圆形,略扭曲,植株立性,生长中等。花期早至晚。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.199. Nuccio's Cameo 玫瑰蒂(C. japonica)红山茶。1983,美国加州Altadena,Nuccio种苗园。8年自然实生苗、初花1977花。完全~玫瑰形、淡粉红色、外轮花瓣粉红雾边、中~大轮(9~12 x 3~5cm)、花期12~3月、树性直立、浓密、长势中等。Nuccio's Cameo (玫瑰蒂)一朱国栋,2007,风城茶花图集,p.110. Nuccio's Cameo (纽西耳玛瑙)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.19/28, No.450. Nuccio's Cameo (纽西欧卡米欧)_新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.32, N5. Nuccio's Cameo (牛西奥雕石)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.70, No.2.


Flower Size9-12 cm

Blooming Season12-3 Month United States