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Star Above Star

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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1964

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia x vernalis 'Star Above Star'

Chinese Name:星上星

Japanese Name



Fanxing (Many Stars),Gao & Zhuang, 1989, The Camellia in China, p.79, No.610, colour photo No.315: Synonym for Star Above Star. Japanese reading: ‘Shigehoshi’.

Xingshangxing Gao, Jiyin, Ltr, 30 July 1990. Chinese synonym for the USA C.x vernalis Star Above Star.

星上星 新竹市茶花产销班目录,2006, p.38, S45.,p.67, S72.

超级巨星 茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.24/28, No.339.


» English Description

Dekker, 1964, American Camellia Yearbook, p.66: McCaskill Gardens, Pasadena, California are introducing their new vernalis seedling, which is a semi-double in the form of one star superimposed on another star. The centre is white shading to lavender rose at the edges. Flowers mid-season. The shrub is vigorous, upright and bushy with foliage similar to Ginyrū. Received the Ralph Peer Sasanqua Seedling Award for 1969. See colour photo, p.178, Macoboy, 1981, The Colour Dictionary of Camellias and on the back cover, ACRS, 1982, Camellia News, No.83. Chinese synonyms: Xingshangxing’, ‘Fanxing’.

» Chinese Description

徐碧玉. 2007,《茶梅》,第83页。美国人选育,1964年公布。花极淡粉红色,中心渐白,花瓣4轮,呈星状,中型花,半重瓣型,花期早到中,着花密;叶浓绿,长尖;树直立性,长势旺。

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》,p.254. Star Above Start 星上星(C.x vernalis)春茶梅。1964,美国加州PasadenaMcCaskill植物园。半重瓣、白色底、薄紫粉雾边、中轮(710x34cm)、花期12月、树性直立、灌木丛状生长、长势强。Star Above Start (星上星)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2006, p.38, S45.,p.67, S72. Star Above Start (超级巨星)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.24/28, No.339.

星上星Star above StarC. sasanqua),陈丽惠2013年《山茶花谱台湾情》第237页,白、瓣緣淡粉红,半重瓣、中輪、中花,1964年美國發表。


Flower Size7-10 cm

Blooming Season1-2 Month United States