Southern California Camellia Society


2024 Camellia Nomenclature

September 1, 2023

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 »