The former King of Red among sasanquas, Camellia x vernalis ‘Yuletide’

Camellia x vernalis ‘Yuletide’. Before ‘Mieko Tanaka’ appeared, ‘Yuletide’ was the closest to true red color cultivar in C. sasanqua group. Originated by Nuccio’s Nurseries, California in 1963. A seedling of ‘Hiryu’.


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A new sasanqua seedling with “rabbit ear” petals

A new Camellia sasanqua seedling originated by Yuri Panchul (Yuri Panchul #0148). The flower is pink, irregular double, medium size, sometimes include “rabbit ear” petals. The growth habit is spreading. Similar cultivars include ‘Showa-no-sakae’ and ‘Rosette’ but they don’t form “rabbit ear” petals.

Новый сеянец камелии горной (Camellia sasanqua), временное обозначение Yuri Panchul #0148. Автор – Юрий Панчул (Yuri Panchul). Цветок розовый, махровый, несколько хаотичной формы, средних размеров, иногда содержит лепестки с характерной закрученной формой “заячих ушей” (rabbit ears). Куст раскидистый. Сходные сорта – ‘Showa-no-sakae’ и ‘Rosette’, но у них не бывает лепестков формы “заячих ушей”.

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