Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Camellia japonica ‘Beatrice’

A cultivar of Camellia japonica L. Camden Park bred, seedling 37/51.  ‘Delicate deep pink, good size, petals tolerably large and well shaped, quite double, but not perfectly regular to centre, very pretty flower.’  William Macarthur.  [MP A2948-6].  

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

Described in 1851 it was not listed in any of the Camden Park catalogues.


Published Jun 21, 2009 - 11:58 AM | Last updated Aug 12, 2011 - 03:02 PM

Family Theaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, Camden Park

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Camellia japonica ‘Beatrice’ 


Confidence level high