Camellia japonica ‘Calphurnia’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 36/51.  ‘Bright crimson, large size, three rows outer petals very large and well shaped, and thick substance, inner small and confused. fine large round flower.  Good.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First described in 1851, it was not listed in the 1857 catalogue.


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 01:28 PM | Last updated Aug 12, 2011 - 02:49 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Calphurnia’ 


Confidence level high