Camellia japonica ‘Rosalind’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 69/52.  ‘Pale bright crimson, almost lake, good shape, not very double, several outer rows of petals large, inner smaller.  Tolerably good, colour very bright.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First described in 1852, ‘Rosalind’ was not listed in the 1857 catalogue.


Hazlewood and Jessup list a ‘Rosalind’ in the Checklist – Camellia cultivars from nursery catalogues, 1972.  This is probably an orthographic error for McCaskill’s ‘Rosalinda’.  [ICR].  

Published Jul 01, 2009 - 02:56 PM | Last updated Aug 10, 2011 - 04:19 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Rosalind’ 

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