Camellia japonica ‘Metella’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 59/52.  ‘Deep coral coloured, very double after the manner of Vesta but of much deeper colour.  Good.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

Recorded as ‘Metalla’ in the ICR.  

History at Camden Park

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


Published Jun 30, 2009 - 02:43 PM | Last updated Aug 10, 2011 - 05:00 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Metella’ 

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