Camellia japonica ‘Circe’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 8/50.  ‘Bright scarlet crimson, perfectly regular, petals good form and substance, perfectly imbricated to very centre.  Small size, good.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First described in 1850 and listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.208/1850].  It was sold in Australia but appears to have been lost.  [CQ].


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 01:57 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 05:27 PM

More details about Camellia japonica ‘Circe’
Family Theaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Circe’ 

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