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Nuccio's Pearl

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1978

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental


Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Nuccio's Pearl'

Chinese Name:牛西奥珍珠

Japanese Name



Niuxiao Zhenzhu  Gao, Jiyin, 30 July 1990. Chinese synonym for Nuccio’s Pearl.

奴酒珍珠  陈念舟,1986,杜鹃谷花园目录,p.2. No.27.

纽西欧珍珠  新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.32, N1.

纽西耳珍珠  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.19/28, No.400.

牛西奥珍珠  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.70, No.6.


» English Description

Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1978, p.12: (N #730l): Medium semi-dou­ble with pointed petals. Blush white with both centre and outside petals toned a deeper pink. Blooms mid-season to late. American Camellia Yearbook, 1979, p.110, Reg. No.1529: A medium, blush white centre and outside petals toned deeper pink, formal double with pointed petals. C.japonica chance seedling; originated by Nuccio’s Nurseries, Altadena, California, USA. The 5 year old seedling first bloomed 1973. Average flower size, 8 cm across. Plant growth is upright, dense and medium with dark green leaves, 6 cm long x 3.8 cm wide. For colour photos see p.108, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias, and the front cover, SCCS., 1977, The Camellia Review, vol.39, No.l. Chinese synonym: ‘Niuxiao Zhenzhu’. 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

紐西歐珍珠Nuccio's PearlC. japonica),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第228页,白、粉邊,完全重瓣、中輪、中花,1978 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171页。美国加利福尼亚州Nuccio’s Nurseries Inc.苗圃培育。花嫩粉红色,渐向花瓣边缘变深粉红色,半貢瓣型至玫瑰重瓣型,中型花,花瓣尖,排列整齐有序,中部花瓣略内翘,花朵稠密。叶片浓绿色,椭圆形,光亮,植株紧凑,生长中等。花期中至晚。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.199. Nuccios Pearl 纽西欧珍珠(C. japonica)红山茶。1977,美国加州AltadenaNuccio种苗园。5年自然实生苗、初花1973年。完全形、白色泛淡紫粉、花瓣端偶有浓粉、中轮(8x3cm)、花期1~2月、树形直立、浓密、长势强。此品种的花色变化较为不稳定,容易造成模糊而难以辨认。Nuccio's Pearl —蔡福贵,1984,茶花,p.163, No.212. 81. Nuccio's Pearl (奴酒珍珠)一陈念舟,1986,杜鹃谷花园目录,p.2. No.27. Nuccio's Pearl (纽西欧珍珠)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.32, N1. Nuccio's Pearl (纽西耳珍珠)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.19/28, No.400. Nuccio's Pearl (牛西奥珍珠)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.70, No.6.


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States