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].

Notes

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


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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Synonyms
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Circe’ 

Confidence level

high