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2020 Camellia Nomenclature

The first Nomenclature Book was published in 1942, edited by Vern McCaskill.  It was entitled Classification of Camellias and listed 196 varieties. The second nomenclature book was published in 1946 and listed the names of 291 cultivars obtainable and grown in Southern California.  This booklet contained culture notes by William Hertrich. In 1947, the first formal “nomenclature” book was published. Edited ... Read More »

Approved Size Changes for the 2020 Camellia Nomenclature

The Nomenclature Research Committee of the SCCS Bradford King, Editor Species Japonica Cultivar Name New Size Previous Size April Remembered Medium to large Large Ella Joe Medium Undefined Frances Council Miniature to small Miniature Hishi-karaito Small Small to medium Irrational Exuberance Medium to large Large Laverne Norris Medium to large Large Martie Determan Large to very large  Very large Purple ... 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 »

New Zealand Supplement to the Camellia Nomenclature

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 »

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