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Snowflake (Sawada)

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1945

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia sasanqua 'Snowflake'

Chinese Name:雪花

Japanese Name



雪花  茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.24/28,No.l359.同上。


» English Description

Wilmot, 1945, Camellia Variety Classification Report, 1945, p.7, invalidly as ‘Snowflake’. No description. Nuccios Nurseries Catalogue, 1955, p.19: Beautiful flat, large petalled, white, with large, deep green foliage and vigorous, upright habit. Hertrich, 1959, Camellias in the Huntington Gardens, vol.III, p.336 illustration, p.334, description: Flower single, white, to 10 cm across. Buds elliptic. Petals broad, 5-7, slightly undulate, apices deeply notched. Centre of flower a spreading group of large stamens, greenish-yellow filaments, golden-yellow anthers. Leaves broad-elliptic, semi-glossy, mid-green, coarse serrations, taper­ing apices. Pant habit upright, medium growing and free flowerng. Blooms early. Originated as a chance seedling by K. Sawada, Mobile, Alabama, USA. Orthographic variant: ‘Snow Flake’.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.249.

Snowflake(Sawada)雪花(C. sasanqua)茶梅。1945,美国亚拉巴马州MobileK. Sawada培育选出。单瓣、平开形、白色、花瓣57枚、中大轮(10cm)、花期12月。

Snowflake (雪花)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.24/28,No.l359.同上。


Flower Size10-13 cm

Blooming Season12-12 Month United States