Camellia japonica ‘Curvatifolia’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. ‘Flower white, regular, very double, three and a half inches in diameter; petals disposed in a regular rosette, of a very pure white: those of the circumference emarginated, slightly sinuous; those of the centre irregular and a little tortuous.-Superb.’  [Berlèse Monography p.47/1838].

Horticultural & Botanical History

It was bred in England in 1833.  [ICR].

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.217/1850].  Macarthur sold plants to Bailey and sons of Adelaide in 1853.  



Published Jun 21, 2009 - 03:02 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 04:51 PM

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

Garden origin, England

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Curvatifolia’ 

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