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Pope John XXIII

Last Updated:2022/8/23 12:24:09 By:wangzhonglang


CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1967

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Pope John XXIII'

Chinese Name:拿破仑

Japanese Name



Pope John 23rd Gentry, 1967, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.22, No.5, p.28. Orthographic variant for Pope John XXIII.

Pope Pius XXIII Sleeve Donnard Nursery Catalogue, 1973-1974. Orthographic error for Pope John XXIII.

拿破仑 茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.21/28, No.118.

教宗若望二十三 朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.215.


» English Description

Gentry, 1967, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.22, No.5, p.28 as ‘Pope John 23rd’. No description. American Camellia Yearbook, 1968, p.135, Reg. No.985: A 12 year old chance seedling that first bloomed 1959, originated by F.W. Maitland, San Fernando, California, USA. Plant habit is upright, dense and rapid with dark green leaves, 10 cm x 5 cm. The for­mal double flower is 10-11 cm across x 5 cm deep; white with heavy textured petals. Blooms mid-season. Orthographic variant: ‘Pope John 23rd’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.215.

Pope John XXIII 教宗若望二十三(C. japonica)红山茶。1968,美国加州San FernandoF.W. Maitland培育选出。12年自然实生种,初花1959年。完全形、白色底、深红色脉纹、花色奇特、大轮(1011 x 5cm)、花期1~2月、树性直立、浓密、长势强。花名:John XXIII, Pope (1881-1963):近代伟大教宗之一。不同拼音:Pope John 23rd

Pope John XXIII (拿破仑)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.21/28, No.118.


Flower Size10-11 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States