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Prima Ballerina

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1983

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Prima Ballerina'

Chinese Name:芭蕾明星

Japanese Name



Balei Mingxing  Shao, Taichong, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.80, No.404. Chinese synonym for the USA C.japonica Prima Ballerina.

芭蕾明星  高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.72, No.2.

我的丽娜  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.21/28, No.693.


» English Description

Nuccio’s Nurseries Catalogue, 1983; American Camellia Yearbook, 1984, p.180, Reg. No.1957: A large white, washed and shaded orchid pink, semi-double, C.japonica chance seedling. Blooms mid-season to late. Originated at Nuccio’s Nurseries, Altadena, California, USA. The 10 year old seedling first bloomed 1972. Flower size, 11 cm across x 5 cm. deep with light green, medium sized leaves. Plant growth is dense and slow. See colour photo International Camellia Journal, No.21, 1989, p.7 and on p.87, Fischer, 1986, Kamellien.. Chinese syn­onym: ‘Balei Mingxing’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.216.

Prima Ballerina 芭蕾明星(C. japonica)红山茶。1983,美国加州AltadenaNuccio种苗园。10I然实生苗,初花1972年。半重瓣、白色底、淡紫粉云斑、大轮(11 x 5cm)、花期13 月、浓密、生长缓慢。

Prima Ballerina (芭蕾明星)一高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.72, No.2. 

Prima Ballerina (我的丽娜)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.21/28, No.693.


Flower Size11-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month United States