Camellia japonica ‘Conchiflora’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. ‘Flower cherry red 6.5cm across, regular, 15-20 petals, sometimes marked white like those of ‘Coccinea’ and spirally arranged.’  [Berlèse Iconographie pl.53/1841-43, quoted in the ICR]. 

Horticultural & Botanical History

It was listed in Loddiges’ nursery catalogue, 1832 [ICR] but not in 1836 [CPA].  

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to Loddiges’ nursery on the 6th January 1845.  Not recorded as received and there are no further records.  [MP A2933-2, p.28].


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 02:35 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 05:04 PM

Figured is a camellia with double, cherry red flowers.  Berlèse vol.1 pl.53/1841.

Camellia japonica L. 'Conchiflora' | Berlèse vol.1 pl.53/1841 | BHL


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

Garden origin, unknown

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Conchiflora’ 


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