Camellia japonica ‘Hermione’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 14/50.  ‘Scarlet crimson, with a few splashes of white upon inner petals, outer petals large and well shaped, inner small and crowded, large size, good flower, a few anthers.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First listed in 1850 and listed in the 1857 catalogue [T.230/1857].  It was distributed by Rule and listed in the ABHSR of 1849/50.  


Published Jun 27, 2009 - 04:33 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 03:30 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Hermione’

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