Camellia japonica ‘Euphrasia’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 18/50.  ‘Large handsome double red, with a few anthers, three rows of outer petals, very large, very thick, and streaked like Corallina, inner small and crowded, good.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

‘Euphrasia’ was first described in 1850 and listed in the 1857 catalogue [T.221/1857].  It was also listed in the ABHSR of 1849/50.  


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 04:37 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 04:41 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Euphrasia’ 

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