Southern California Camellia Society


Approved Size Changes for the 2024 Camellia Nomenclature

September 11, 2019

The Nomenclature Research Committee of the SCCS Bradford King, Editor Printable form of Size Change List 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 ...Read More »

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 »