Camellia japonica ‘Viola’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 67/52.  ‘Bluish pink, very double, quite irregular petals, very crowded, large and small intermixed, erect.  Handsome flower, but rather ragged’.  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

First described in 1852 and listed in the 1857 catalogue [T.268/1857].  ‘Viola’ was listed in the ABHSR of 1849/50.  Although listed by at least Rule in the 1800s, it appeared to have been lost by 1947.  [CQ].


Published Jul 04, 2009 - 02:08 PM | Last updated Aug 10, 2011 - 02:23 PM

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

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Viola’


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