Camellia japonica Hippolyta’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 54/52.  ‘Pale crimson, or deep pink, large flowers, outer row of petals large and undulated, inner excessively numerous, erect, confused, forming an irregular very convex half-sphere. Handsome.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First described in 1852, ‘Hippolyta’ is not listed in the 1857 catalogue.


Published Jun 27, 2009 - 04:38 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 03:28 PM

More details about Camellia japonica Hippolyta’
Family Theaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Hippolyta’ 

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