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2017 Camellia Nomenclature

The 2017 Camellia Nomenclature is available for purchase on Amazon. In 1947 the first “nomenclature” book was published. Edited by Verne McCaskill, the book was entitled Classification of Camellias and listed 196 varieties. The second nomenclature book was published in 1946 and listed the names of 291 varieties obtainable and grown in the Los Angeles area.   In  1951 the third revised edition of ... Read More »

Australian Supplement to Camellia Nomenclature

PDF for download and printing Species Japonica ANNEMARIE WALTON – Medium, informal double. (Aus. 1969 – C. F. Walton, St Ives, NSW). HAZEL’S GIFT – Pale Pink, flecked and striped with Rose Pink, and fading to paler with age. Large; the flower is first a formal double, then opens through rose form to informal double. E-L. (Japonica ‘Aspasia Macarthur‘ seedling). ... Read More »


PDF to download and print Species Japonica CLOE ANDERTON – Lilac Purple (RHSCC 74D) with darker veins to 74A with Yellow anthers and pale Yellow filaments. Small, single with 7 petals. Average habit, density and growth rate. Scented. M-L. (N.Z. 2012 – Carol Anderton, Te Puke). MELISSA JAMES– Deep red to Bluish-Red (RHSCC 53C) with Yellow anthers and Cream filaments. ... Read More »

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 Printable Supplement in PDF Format 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 ... Read More »

Size and Species Changes in the 2014 Camellia Nomenclature

The camellia nomenclature research committee adopted 29 changes in size and 4 species changes that may mean that a particular variety may need to be placed in a different show class than in previous years. JAPONICAS Apollo 14 – large change to medium to large April Dawn – has no size listed; add small to medium April Snow – has ... Read More »

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