Camellia japonica ‘Clymene’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 15/50.  ‘Scarlet crimson, outer petals large and good, inner similar and crowded.  Good.’ William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First described in 1850 and listed in the 1857 catalogue [T.212/1857].  Macarthur distributed plants around Australia but no surviving plants could be found by 1947.  [CQ].  ‘Clymene’ was listed in the ABHSR of 1849.


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 02:10 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 05:22 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Clymene’ 

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