Camellia japonica ‘Vesta’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 17/50.  ‘Scarlet crimson, very like Medea, but more scarlet.’  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.269/1857].  Sold to Rule in 1853 but apparently extinct by 1947.  [CQ].


Published Jul 04, 2009 - 02:18 PM | Last updated Aug 10, 2011 - 02:21 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Vesta’ 

Confidence level high