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Spring Cardinal

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1999

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia 'Spring Cardinal'

Chinese Name:春天主教

Japanese Name



» English Description

ACS, The Camellia Journal, Nov. 1999, p.19, Reg. No.2507. Details given incorrect. Originated by Dr William L. Ackerman, Ashton, Md., USA. American Camellia Yearbook, colour photo before p.1. A crimson red, formal double seedling of ‘Tricolor Red’ (Lady de Saumarez) x C.oleifera (PI 162561). Flowers early to mid-season. The 18 year old seedling first flowered in 1988. Average flower size is 6.5 cm across x 3.2 cm deep with 36 petals. Plant is winter hardy to -10° F. Growth is upright and dense with dark green leaves 10.8 cm long x 5 cm wide.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.252.

Spring Cardinal春天主教(C. hybrid)山茶杂交种。1999 ,美国马里兰州Ashton,Dr. W.L. Ackerman培育选出。C. japonica'Lady de Saumarez' x c. oleifera'Plain Jane'完全形、深红色、迷你~小轮、花期12~2月、树性直立、浓密、长势中等、耐寒-10°F。拼音错误:Spring Carnival (春天狂欢会 '四旬节`)。


Flower Size2-8 cm

Blooming Season12-2 Month United States