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Rosália de Castro

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Year Published/Registered1968

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Rosália de Castro'

Chinese Name:快乐城堡

Japanese Name



快乐城堡  新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.66, R26.


» English Description

Alfredo Moreira da Silva Catalogue, No.103, 1968-1969, p.27, ref 128: Large, orange red, semi-double. Claimed to be a cross between C.reticulata Captain Rawes and C.japonica ‘Mathotiana’ (Grand Sultan). Originated in Portugal. Asociasión Española de la Camelia, Camelia, July 2004, p.30 with colour photo as ‘Rosalia de Castro’. Large flower, at least 12 cm in diameter. Semi-double, red (RHSCC 53C) with darker veining. 20 petals, wavy and notched. A small number of petaloids. Stamens in groups, mixed with the petaloids, cream filaments and yellow anthers.. Strong growth. Leaves 10 cm x 4.5 cm, bright dark green, elliptic. Flowers mid-season. Rosalia de Castro is a famous Gallician poet. Created by da Silva, who named it in Portuguese. Synonym; ‘Rosalía de Castro’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.229.

Rosalia de Castro快乐城堡(C. hybrid)山茶杂交种。1968,葡萄牙。传说是C. reticulata 'Captain Rawes`x C. hybrid 'Mathotiana'(Grand Sultan)。半重瓣、朱红色、大轮。花名:西班牙作家与诗人(罗莎莉亚•德•卡斯特罗)(1837-1885)

Rosalia de Castro (快乐城堡)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006, p.66, R26.


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season1-3 Month Portugal