Supplement to the 2017 Camellia Nomenclature

Camellias registered by SCCS since the publication of “Camellia Nomenclature 2017″ – Compiled by Richard Buggeln and Bradford King
Additions/Corrections in Blue
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Species Japonica

AKARORA ROUGE – See ‘Madame Picouline’.

ANITA ROCHE – Rose Pink, some veining on petals. Large to very large, semidouble form. Upright growth. M. (U.S. 1999 – Ken Hallstone Lafayette, CA ).

ASHLEY BLACK – Blush pink, flecked and occasionally streaked red, with a narrow white border at edge of petals. Miniature to small, formal double with 90 to 100 petals. Average, upright growth. M. (Sport of Japonica ‘Grace Albritton’). (U.S. 2017 – Bob Black, Windsor, VA).

ASTRO NOVA – Japonica – White with Red stripes and spots with fimbriated petals. Large, semidouble to anemone form. Average, dense, upright growth. M. (U.S. 2002 – Ken Hallstone, Lafayette, CA ).

AUBURN MOONBRIGHT – White with Yellow anthers and Yellow filaments. Very large, semi double. Average, upright growth. E. (Japonica ‘Moonlight Bay’ x Japonica ‘Joshua Youtz’). (U.S. 2017 – Kenneth Rogers, Auburn, AL).

BABY SIS BLUSH VARIEGATED – Light Blush Pink blotched White. (Virus variegated form of Japonica ‘Baby Sis Blush’). (U.S. – Don Bergamini, Martinez, CA).

BALLERINA BELLE – White with Pink stripes with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Medium to large, single. Average, upright, spreading growth. E-L. (U.S. 2017 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

BURGUNDY AND GOLD – Burgundy Red with Gold Anthers and Yellow filaments . Medium, anemone form with numerous bright stamens . Average, upright, open growth. M-L. (U.S. 2008 – Gordy).

CAPRICCI BLUSH STRIPE – Light Pink with Dark Pink stripes. Medium to large, peony form. Vigorous, upright growth. E- M. (Sport of Japonica ‘Capri cci’). (U.S. 2006 – Gordy).

CAPT. DOUG SIMON – Black Red with Yellow anthers and Red filaments. Medium, semidouble to loose peony form with Red body and White tipped petaloids intermixed with stamens. Slow, dense growth. M- L. (Sport of Japonica ‘Bob Hope’). (U.S. 2017 – Douglas Simon, Norfolk VA).

CATHERINE HALL – Light clear Pink. Large, anemone . Average, upright growth. E-M. (U.S. 2007 – Marion H. Hall, Dorthan Alabama).

CHERYL L LYNN – Japonica – Shell Pink. Medium to large, formal double. Vigorous, upright growth. M. (U.S. 1965 – H. H. Collier, Chowchilla, CA).

DAIJÔKAN (LARGE CASTLE CROWN) – Japonica – (‘Daijôhkan’, ‘Daijôkan’) . White with Gold anthers and light Yellow filaments . Large to very large, semidouble. L. (Japan 1964 – Castle of Nagoya ).

DANATTA MERRYDAY – Rose Pink. Medium, rose form double to formal double. Average, upright, spreading growth. M-L. (U.S. 2017 – Danatta Merryday, Tallahassee, FL).

DARBY – Burgundy. Medium, anemone. Average, upright growth. M-L. (U.S. 2017 – William & Linda Nichols. Cottonwood, AL).

DR. MARY BURCH – White with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Large, semidouble to loose peony. Vigorous, upright, dense growth. E-M. (U.S. 2018 – Randolph Maphis – Tallahassee, FL).

DUSTY WELLBORN –  White sometimes/often with Pink at petal edges and occasional separate Dark Pink flecks with Gold anthers and White filaments Medium, semidouble to rose form double. Average, upright, spreading growth. E-M. (U.S. 2017 – Hulyn Smith).

EASTER BASKET – Bright Pink with White edges on each petal, occasional Dark Pink stripes with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Small to medium, single to anemone. The blooms occasionally have petaloids. Average, upright, spreading growth. E-L. (U.S. 2017 – Don Bergamini, Martinez, CA).

ELLA JOE – Clear Pink. Medium, formal double. Upright, average growth. M. (U.S. 2006 – Dick Hardison, Tallahassee, FL).

EMILIE ENGLISH – Pink. Small to medium, rose form double to formal double. Average, spreading growth. M. (U.S. 2017 – Gordy).

FAITH HOPE LOVE – Japonica – Red with Yellow anthers and Cream filaments. Large, semidouble. Vigorous, upright, dense growth. M-L. (Seedling of Japonica ‘Bob Hope’). (U.S. 2016 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

GARNETT AVANT – White. Medium, formal double. Average, spreading, dense growth. E-M. (U.S. 2017 – Randolph Maphis, Tallahassee, FL).

GLORY B – Bright Pink with Gold anthers and White filaments. Medium, semidouble. Average, upright growth. M-L. (U.S. 2017 – Gordy).

GREYSEN JAMES SEATON – White with Gold anthers and Yellow filaments. Small to medium, single. Average, upright growth. E-L. (U.S. 2017 – Edward W. Fredrickson, Wilmington, NC).

HANA-NO-SATO (FLOWER VILLAGE) – Crimson with gold anthers and red filaments. Large, semidouble with 3-4 rows of petals with fluted and ruffled margins, standing apart and a center cylinder of about 50 stamens. M. (Japan 1975 – San-in Camellian Club, Matsu’e City, Shimane Prefecture).

HORKAN – (‘Mille Beaux’; ‘Variabilis’; ‘Missima’; ‘Pearl Marginata’ ; ‘Dan McCarthy’). White striped Red, Pink and Rose and in solid colors. Medium, variform. Vigorous, angular growth. L. (Orient to England 1816). Not the same variety as Japonica ‘Rena Campbell’ – 2014.

J BIRD VARIEGATED – Dark Red with White variegation. Large, peony form. Average, open, upright growth. E-L. (U.S. 1999 – Jay Ellis Jr., Keystone Hts., FL). (Formerly called JAY BIRD) .

KATSUYA NOMURA – Japonica – Pink with White trim with Golden anthers and White filaments. Small to medium, single to semidouble. Vigorous, upright growth with semi-weeping habit. E-M. (Seedling of Japonica ‘Tama-no-ura’). (U.S. 2012 – Green Nurseries, Fairhope, AL).

KIFUKURIN BENIKARATO (YELLOW BORDERED RED ANEMONE) – Red. Miniature to small, anemone form flower with a tight, tufted center and five outer petals. Compact, upright growth. M- L. Variegated Yellowish Green on mid-green leaves. (Sport of Japonica ‘Benikarako’). (Japan 1859 – Kantô area). (Replaces KI-FUKURIN-BENTEN

KIKU-TOJI RED – Solid Red variation of Japonica ‘Kiku-Toji’.

KINGYO-TSUBAKI – See ‘Pink Mermaid

LAURA LINKER – White with Yellow anthers and Yellow filaments. Medium, loose peony. Average, upright, open growth. M- L. (U.S. 2017 – Thomas Sellers, Bolivia, NC).

LILLIAN GORDY – Brilliant Pink with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Large to very Large, full peony. Vigorous, upright, dense growth. E-M. (U.S. 2017 – Gordy).

LONGWOOD CENTENNIAL – Pink with Yellow anthers and light pink filaments. Miniature, single. Exceptionally cold hardy. Seed from Sochong Island, South Korea. Average, upright, dense growth. E. (U.S. 2006 – Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA).

LONGWOOD VALENTINE – Pink with Yellow anthers and light pink filaments. Miniature, single with six petals. Exceptionally cold hardy. Seed from Sochong Island, South Korea. Average, upright growth. E-M. (U.S. 2006 – Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA).

MADAME PICOULINE – Cherry Red. Medium, peony form. Average, upright growth. (Synonym for Japonica ‘Akaroa Rouge’). (Belgium, about 1850 – M. Francotte, Sr., Liege).

MAJOR GENERAL PENDER – Pinkish Purple with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Medium , semidouble. Average, upright, open growth. M. (U.S. 2017 – Edward W. Fredrickson, Wilmington, NC).

MELANIE CHAVAUX – White with occasional Pink stripe. Small, formal double. Average, upright, open growth. M-L. (Seedling of Japonica ‘Betty Sheffield Blush’). (U.S. 2016 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

MELODY SHEPHERD VARIEGATED – Bright Rose Red and White variation of ‘Melody Shepherd ’. (U.S. 1977 – W. T. Shepherd, North Charleston, SC).

MISS MARGARET – Bright Pink. Medium, formal double. average, upright, open growth. M. (U .S. 2017 – Thomas Sellers, Bolivia, NC).

MOSHIO – (‘Flame (Australia)’) Deep Red. Medium, semidouble. Upright, compact growth. M. (Sport of Japonica ‘Oki-no-nami). (Japan 1780 – Kantô area).

MY NANCY – Pinkish Purple to Lavender mottled White with Gold anthers and White filaments . Medium, semidouble to peony form. Average, upright growth. (Sport of Japonica ‘Mark Alan’). M . (U.S. 1987 – Howard . W. Ramsey, Gainesville, FL).

NANCY LEE EDWARDS – Japonica – Peach Pink. Small, rose form to formal double to peony form. Dense, upright growth. M-L. (U.S. 2002 – Marion Edwards , Jacksonville, FL).

NINA ANNULETTE – Deep Rose Red with a Purple hue and White mottling with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Large , peony form. Upright. M-L. (U.S. 2006 – John D. Gentry, N. Augusta, SC; Propagated by John D. Henry, Jr., Richmond Hill, GA).

OKI-NO-NAMI – Pink edged White with dark Red stripes. Large, semidouble. (Japan 1710 – Kantô area). 

PAT’S FAVORITE – Light Pink with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Medium, semidouble. Average, upright, dense growth. E-M. (U.S. 2017 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

PINK MERMAID (KINGYO-TSUBAKI) – Spinel Pink with Golden anthers and White filaments. Medium, single with six somewhat irregular petals. Most leaves narrow down then flare out to three points giving a fishtail (kingyo) appearance. Fragrant. M-L. (This plant is a sub-species of japonica – quercifolia; sometimes called Camellia japonica var. quercifolia ‘Pink Mermaid’). (Canada 1994 – Introduced into North America from Japan by Piroche Plants, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia).

PRINCESS-N-PINK – Light Pink with Yellow anthers and Cream filaments. Medium, anemone. Average, upright, dense growth. E-M. (U.S. 2017 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

RAYNA SIMONE – Coral Rose with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Miniature, anemone. Average, upright growth. E-L. (U.S. 2017 – Don Bergamini, Martinez, CA).

RED CORAL – Bight Coral Red at the edges fading to Deep Rose Pi nk towards the center with da rker veining with bright Yellow anthers and Light Pink fading to White filaments. Large, semidouble to loose peony. Vigorous, upright, dense growth. M-L. (U.S. 2017 – Jerry Hogsette, Gainesville, FL).

RED TULIP – Dark Red. Medium, single with pointed petals and very tubular shape. Fast, open, upright yet somewhat spreading growth. M. (U.S. 2007 – Nuccio’s Nurseries).

RHYSA JOHNSON – White with Pink and Red streaks. Large, loose peony to full peony. Average, upright, spreading growth. E-L. (U.S. 2017 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

ROBERT HILLS – Dark Pink splotched White. Medium, semidouble and formal double with some imbricated petals. Average, upright growth. M. (U.S. 1980 – Tammia).

ROSALYNN CARTER – Pink shading to Lighter Pink edges with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Large, rose form double to formal double. Average, upright, dense growth. L. (U.S. 2017 – Gordy).

SARAH ELIZABETH – Light Pink with Dark Pink stripes. Medium, formal double to rose form double. Vigorous, compact, upright growth. M-L. (Sport of Japonica ‘In the Pink’). (U.S. 2001 – Miles Beach, Mt. Pleasant, SC).

SIENA ELIZABETH – Lavender Pink with Darker Pink and Lavender markings with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Small, semidouble to anemone. Average, upr ight growth. M-L. (chance seedling of Japonica ‘Tinker Bell’). (U.S. 2017 – Don Bergamini, Martinez, CA).

STEPHANIE’S HEAVENLY STAR – Lavender. Small, formal double. Some petals have an occasional vegetative stripe that forms a unique star shape. Average, upright growth. L. (U.S. 2017 – John L. Grimm/Camellia Heaven, Metairie, LA).

TAMLIN FORTNER – Dark Red with Yellow anthers and Red filaments. Large to very large, semidouble. Average, upright, open growth. M-L. (Seedling of Japonica ‘Scarlet Glory’). (U.S . 2017 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

VIRGINIA LYNN – Pink. Medium to large, formal double. Average, upright growth. E-M. (U.S. 2017 – William & Linda Nichols. Cottonwood, AL).

WALLY B – Deep Red. Medium, anemone. Average, upright, dense growth. M. (U.S. 2017 – Gordy).

WALTER’S PRETTY ONE – Light to Dark Pink. Large, formal double. Average, upright, open growth. E. (U.S. 2017 – Walter Hedges, Columbia, SC).

WEBB’S WHITE – White with Yellowish center. Medium , formal double. Average, upright, dense growth. (U.S. 1985 – Webb Hart, Slidell, LA).

WHITE MERMAID – White with Golden anthers and White filaments. Medium, single with six somewhat irregular petals. Most leaves narrow down then flare out to three points giving a fishtail (kingyo) appearance. Fragrant. M-L. [Sport of Japonica 'Pink Mermaid' (Kingyo-tsubaki)]. (This plant is a sub-species of japonica – quercifolia; sometimes called Camellia japonica var. quercifolia ‘White Mermaid’). (Canada 1994 – Introduced into North America from Japan by Pi roche Plants, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia).

WILLMETTA – Japonica – Apple Blossom Pink. Small, single resembling an apple blossom. Slow, open, willowy growth. (U.S. 1950 – Will & Metta. Jensen, Kent, WA.).

Species Reticulata and Hybrids With Reticulata Parentage

BEN FATHERREE – Rose. Large to very large, semidouble. Vigorous, open, upright growth. M-L. (Reticulata hybrid ‘Arch of Triumph’ x Reticulata/ Japonica hybrid). (U.S. 1980 – Pursel).

CHARLOTTE JONES – Medium Pink with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Large, semidouble to rose form double. Average, upright, spreading growth. M-L. (U.S. 2018 – Frank Pursel & Hulyn Smith).

DR. JON BAILEY – Light Pink with Gold anthers and Yellow filaments. Large, semi double. Vigorous, upright growth. M-L. (U.S. 2017 – Frank Pursel, Oakland, CA & Hulyn Smith, Valdosta, GA).

HEARTWOOD FANDANGO – Reticulata – Bright Pink. Medium, semidouble to irregular double form with very wavy petal margins. Strong, upright, open growth. E. {(Pitardii var. ‘Yunnanica’ x Reticulata ‘Purple Gown’) x [(Pitardii var. ‘Yunnanica’ x (Reticulata ‘Purple Gown’ x Forrestii)]}. (U.S. 2011 – Charvet). (Formerly called FANDANGO).

* MOUTANCHA – Reticulata – (‘Mudan Cha’ – Chinese Name). Bright Pink veined White and striped White on inner petals. Large to very large, full peony with wavy, crinkled, crepe-like petals. Average growth. L. (Yunna n Reticulata). (China to U.S. 1948 – Descanso and Peer).

PAT’S ROSE – Dark Red Rose with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Medium, semidouble to rose form double. Slow, upright, dense growth. M-L. (Seedling of Reticulata hybrid ‘Mark Cannon’). (U.S. 2017 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

PIXIE DUST – Dark Intense Pink with flared light Yellow Anthers and light Yellow filaments. Medium, Single. Vigorous, upright growth. Cold hardy (-4 degrees); blooms don’t shatter. E. (Sasanqua ‘Mikunika’ x Reticula ta hybrid ‘Kurenai’). (U.S. 2016 – Parks).

* PROFESSOR TSAI – (‘Maye Taohong’ – Chinese Name; ‘Reticulate Leaf Crimson’). Delicate Rose Pink, often fading to Silver-Pink at center. Medium, semidouble with open tiers of waved petals surrounding center of petaloids with a few stamens. Average growth. M-L. (In China there is an old tree at the Panlong Temple estimated to be over 600 years old – Kunming, Yunnan) .

Hybrids With Other Than Reticulata Parentage

ASHTON’S CAMEO – Deep Lavender Pink. Medium, semidouble to loose peony form. Spreading, compact growth. Cold hardy to -10°F. M. (Hybrid ‘Winter’s Charm x Oleifera ‘Plain Jane ’). (U.S. – Ackerman.

BEST WISHES – Pale Pink, shading to an almost White at the center and Darker Pink at the edges. Small, rose form double to peony form with petals broad and ruffled. Slow to average, dense growth. M-L. (P itardii seedling). (N.Z. 2004 – Neville Haydon). 

GOLDEN FLEECE – White with Golden anthers and Light Yellow filaments. Large, loose peony form. Average, compact growth. M-L. (Japonica ‘Frank Gibson’ x C. x williamsii ‘Feathers Red Peony’). (U.S 1970 – David L. Feathers, Lafayette, CA). (Was formerly misclassified as a Japonica)

JINHUA’S JADE TRAY – (‘Yupan Jinhua’ – Chinese name) – White to Light Pink or Yellowish with Green tone, edged with Pink with Yellow anthers and Yellow filaments. Large to very large, anemone to peony form. Petals broad and wrinkled or serrated at the edges and waved. A large number of petaloids mixed with stamens forming a central raised ball. Vigorous, upright growth, Sweetly fragrant. E-L. (Williamsii x fragrant cultivar). (U.S. 2007 – John Wang, Orinda, CA). ( Was formerly misclassified as a Japonica).

MIEKO TANAKA – Red with golden anthers and yellow filaments. Small, single. Average, well branched growth. Fall. (Vernalis ‘Gaisen’ x Japonica). (Japan Before 2008 – Tanaka).

MINI MINT – White heavily striped Pink. Small, formal double with high bud center. Slow, bushy growth. M. (Hybrid ‘Donation’ seedling). (U.S. 1970 – Feathers).

 PAT’S PINK – Bright Pink with Yellow anthers and Whitish filaments. Medium, semidouble to loose peony form. Vigorous, upright, spreading growth. E-L. (Seedling of Non-reticulata hybrid ‘Taylor’s Perfection’). (U.S. 2016 – Pat Johnson, Cairo, GA).

PINK BOUQUET (MONROVIA) – Light Rose Pink fluorescent petals. Medium to large, semidouble. Vigorous, compact, upright growth. M. (Japonica ‘Pi nk Parfait’ x Saluenensis). (U.S. 1975 – Monrovia Nsy., Azusa, CA).

SURVIVOR (PARKS) – White. Single. Upright, compact growth. Cold hardy to -9°F. (Oleifera ‘Narumi-Gata x Oleifera). (U.S. – Parks).

WENDZALEA – Glowing Ruby Red with Yellow anthers and Whitish filaments, Medium, single, Vigorous, upright growth. Blooms twice; once July to November and again February to March – prefers full sun. (Japonica ‘Wendy’ x C. azalea). (U.S. 2009 – Hulyn Smith).

WHITE LIGHTNING – White with faint Blush Pink on back of petals. Medium to large, formal double. Bushy growth. E-L. (White Saluenensis x Japonica ‘Hallelu jah’). (U.S. 1989 – Piet and Gaeta). ( Was formerly misclassified as a reticulata hybrid ) .

WINTER’S ROSE – Shell Pink. Miniature, formal double. Average, spreading growth. Cold hardy to – 15°F. E. (Oleifera ‘Plain Jane’ x Hiemalis) (U.S. 1987 – Ackerman).

Species Granthamiana

PINK GRANTHAMIANA – Pink with Yellow Anthers and Yellow Filaments. Large, single C. granthamiana style bloom. (U.S.1993 – Steve Campbell, CA).

Species Hiemalis

WINSOME – White edged Pink. Medium, semi double to anemone form. Vigorous, bushy , spreading growth. M. (Hiemalis ‘Shishi-Gashira’ x Vernalis ‘Tovre’). (U.S. 1955 – McCaskill). (Was formerly misclassified as a reticulata hybrid).

Species Rusticana

FUKURIN_IKKYU – White or Pale Pink, shaded Deeper Pink with a White border, or Red in various degrees up to Solid Red with Yellow anthers and White filaments. Miniature, semidouble with foliage border ed light Green. L. (Sport of Rusticana ‘Komomiji’). (Japan – Kantô area to U.S. 1930 – Star Nursery, Sierra Madre, CA). (Was formerly misclassified as a Japonica).

Species Sasanqua

AUTUMN SURPRISE – Delicate Pink. Miniature, semidouble to peony form. Av erage, upright growth. E. (U.S. 1965 – A. Rester, Bogalusa, LA). (Was formerly misclassified as a Japonica).

GREG BAKER – Dark Pink with Yellow anthers and Yellow filaments. Large, semidouble. Th e blooms have rabbit ears. Vigorous, upright, dense growth. E. (U.S. 2017 – Jay Ellis, Keystone Heights, FL).

OLD GLORY – White with dark pink edging with golden anthers and yellow filaments. Me dium, wide open single to semidouble with sprayed stamens and ruffled petals. Upright growth. (U.S. 2009 – Nuccio’s).

SEKIYÔ (SETTING SUN) – Sasanqua -Bright Pink. Large, single. Fragrant. E. (Was formerly misclassified as a Japonica).

Species Vernalis

DECEMBER ROSE – Vernalis – Rose Pink. Medium to large, semidouble. Vigorous, spreading, upright growth. E-L. (U.S. 2002 – Nuccio’s). (Not a Sasanqua)

PINK YULETIDE – Dark Pink at center quickly shading to a Lighter Pi nk with Yellow anthers and Ye llow filaments. Small to medium, single with seven petals. Vigorous, upright growth. Fragrant. M-L. (Sport of Vernalis ‘Yuletide’). (U.S. 2011 – Monrovia Nurseries, Azusa, CA). (Was formerly misclassified as a Sasanqua).

YULETIDE – Orange Red. Small, single. Average, upright, dense growth. E. (Seedling of Vernalis ‘Hi ryu’). (U.S. 1963 – Nuccio’s Nurseries). (Was formerly misclassified as a Sasanqua).

YULETIDE CANDLE – Brilliant waxy Red. Large, single. Vigorous, upright growth. E-M. (Vernalis ‘Y uletide’ seedling). (U.S. 2014 – Bobby Green, Green Nurseries, Fairhope, AL). (Was formerly misclassified as a Sasanqua).

YULETIDE SPIRIT – Deep Coral Red. Large, single. Dense, upright, spreading growth. (Vernalis ‘Yuletide’ seedling). ( U.S. 2000 – Bobby Green, Green Nurseries, Fairhope, AL). (Was formerly misclassified as a Sasanqua). 

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