Camellia japonica ‘Clio’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 29/50.  ‘Deep rose colour, small size, like Paeoniflora, but darker.  Middling.  Very abundant bloomer.’  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.211/1857].  Macarthur sold plants to Bailey and sons of Adelaide in 1853 and to others but it does not appear to have been listed in any nursery catalogues since 1862.  [CQ].  ‘Clio’ was listed in the ABHSR of 1849.


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 02:08 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 05:19 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Clio’ 

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