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Prince of Orange

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1950

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Prince of Orange'

Chinese Name:橘王子

Japanese Name



Red Crusader  Henderson, 1951, SCCS., The Camellia Review, vol.12, No.5, p.16. Synonym for Prince of Orange.

橘王子  新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.65, P48.


» English Description

American Camellia Yearbook, 1950, p.115, illustration; SCCS., 1950, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature, p.57: Large, deep red tinged with orange, loose to full peony to anemone form, 11-12 cm across. There are 15 large, crinkled petals, with central petaloid formation, similar to Elegans, with a heavy ring of stamens, filaments pale pink, 2 cm long and yellow anthers. Leaves, medium glossy green, broad-oval, 10.5 cm x 6 cm, slight twist, tip short acute, raised venation, shallow, wide serrations. Plant habit compact, willowy and rapid. Originated by Mr & Mrs T.S. Clower, Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. First flowered 1943. Reg. No.86 with the ACS. Illustrated, Fendig, 1951, American Camellia Catalogue and p.191, Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III. Not related to the European Prince d’Orange. Synonyms: ‘Crusader’, ‘Red Crusader’. Sport: Governor William Bradford.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.217.

Prince of Orange 橘王子(C.japonica)红山茶。1950,美国密西西比州GulfportMr. & Mrs. T.S. Clower培育选出。初花1943年。松~全牡丹唐子形、深红色、泛橘色调、大轮(1112cm)、可达15cm、树性直立、垂枝性生长、长势强。

Prince of Orange (橘王子)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.65, P48.


Flower Size11-15 cm

Blooming Season United States