Camellia japonica ‘Ianthe’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 3/50.  ‘Apparently a very handsome shaped flower of very bright crimson colour and good substance.  Did not open properly, being gathered too soon.’  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.231/1857], this cultivar was subsequently listed by both Baptist in 1861, and by Rule in 1862, and was then lost.  [CQ].  ‘Ianthe’ was listed in the ABHSR of 1849/50.  


Published Jun 27, 2009 - 04:41 PM | Last updated Aug 11, 2011 - 03:27 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Ianthe’

Confidence level high