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Yunnan Hedinghong

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Year Published/Registered2012

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia reticulata 'Yunnan Hedinghong'

Chinese Name:云南鹤顶红

Japanese Name

Meaning:Crane Crest Red


» English Description

Fine Camellia Garden, Chuxiong, 2012, p.19 with colour photo. No details. Photo shows a red, full rose form double, with a few central stamens. The cultivar originated in Dali, Yunnan, China, is a famous tradional cultivars in China. Leaves thick, broad ovate to broad elliptic, apices short pointed or acute, bases broad cuneate to orbicular, 5.5-7 cm long, 3.5-5.3 cm wide. Flowers purple, diameter 12-13 cm. Petals about 33 in 6-7 whorls, regularly imbricated, slightly reclinate, recurved when fully open, becoming smaller from outer to inner whorls, inner petals with pinkish white stripes, others with short, silvery white hairs. Stamens mostly petaloid, some rudimentary.The flowers season is from mid February to late March. synonym: ‘Crane Crest’.‘Crane Crest Red’, ‘Stork Crest Red’. The cultivar is easily distinguished by its petals are purplish-red with white hairs, inner petals have white belt-like stripes, and by small and thick leaves.

» Chinese Description

管开云、李纪元、王仲朗. 2014.《中国茶花图鉴》p. 314





Flower Size12-13 cm

Blooming Season2-3 Month China