Camellias Nomenclature



Kingyo-tsubaki    


Kingyo-tsubaki

Kingyo-tsubaki   Kingyo-tsubaki   Kingyo-tsubaki

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Lieye Chahua - Trifida - Fishtail ...

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

First publication

1789

Kinomoto 92    


Kinomoto 92

Kinomoto 92  

Species

Hybrid

Color

Yellow

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Slow

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1992

Comments

Named and released by Kazuo Yoashikawa. Hybrid from C. japonica, C. nitidissima and C. reticulata.

Kinomoto 95    


Kinomoto 95

Kinomoto 95   Kinomoto 95   Kinomoto 95

Species

Hybrid

Color

Yellow

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Slow

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1995

Kinsekai    


Kinsekai

Kinsekai   Kinsekai   Kinsekai

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1956

Comments

Variegated leaves. C. japonica ssp. rusticana

Seen

Private garden

Kirin-no-homare    


Kirin-no-homare

Kirin-no-homare   Kirin-no-homare   Kirin-no-homare

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1956

Comments

C. japonica ssp. rusticana

Kitamura    


Kitamura

Kitamura   Kitamura   Kitamura

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Botanic Nursery Thoby (France)

First publication

1993

Comments

C. japonica ssp. rusticana

Kitty    


Kitty

Kitty   Kitty   Kitty

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Aspect

Pink marginated

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1955

Kitty Berry     


Kitty Berry

Kitty Berry    Kitty Berry    Kitty Berry

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1948

Seen

Mount Edgcumbe (Plymouth) - Private garden

Kiwi Triumph    


Kiwi Triumph

Kiwi Triumph   Kiwi Triumph  

Species

Reticulata

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

New Zeland

First publication

1972

Kiyô    


Kiyô

Kiyô   Kiyô   Kiyô

Species

Higo Camellias

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

First publication

1912

Seen

Kiyoka    


Kiyoka

Kiyoka   Kiyoka   Kiyoka

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture (Japan)

Origination year

1970

Comments

Selected from seedlings and named by Masaaki Kunishige. Slightly fragrant.

Kiyomasa    


Kiyomasa

Kiyomasa   Kiyomasa   Kiyomasa

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

First publication

2010

Kizuna    


Kizuna

Kizuna   Kizuna   Kizuna

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Aspect

Red striped

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Alfred Lemaitre (Carquefou, France)

Origination year

2001

Comments

Means "The link" in Japanese. Dedicated to the japonaise population after the Fukushima disaster

Seen

Private garden

Kô-un    


Kô-un

Kô-un   Kô-un   Kô-un

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Kohun

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1970

Comments

Fragrant. Released by Yoshiaki Andoh

Seen

Private garden

Kôbai    


Kôbai

Kôbai   Kôbai   Kôbai

Species

Higo Camellias

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

First publication

1830

Kôbai-no-zu    


Kôbai-no-zu

Kôbai-no-zu  

Species

Higo Camellias

Color

Pink

Aspect

White blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

First publication

1963

Seen

Private garden

Kôbu-wabisuke    


Kôbu-wabisuke

Kôbu-wabisuke   Kôbu-wabisuke   Kôbu-wabisuke

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Hakushin-kashima

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Fast

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1979

Comments

Wabisuke. Selected by Nitoshi Kaji

Kochô-wabisuke    


Kochô-wabisuke

Kochô-wabisuke   Kochô-wabisuke   Kochô-wabisuke

Species

Wabisuke

Synonym(s)

Azuma-wabisuke - Hudie Tuozhu

Color

Pink

Aspect

White blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Slow

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1841

Kogane-nishiki    


Kogane-nishiki

Kogane-nishiki   Kogane-nishiki   Kogane-nishiki

Species

Hybrid

Color

Yellow

Aspect

Red striped

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1993

Comments

Previously known as 'Kôki 93'. C. nitidissima hybrid.

Kogane-yuri    


Kogane-yuri

Kogane-yuri   Kogane-yuri   Kogane-yuri

Species

Hybrid

Color

Yellow

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1995

Comments

C. nitidissima hybrid

Kôgyoku    


Kôgyoku

Kôgyoku   Kôgyoku   Kôgyoku

Species

Sasanqua

Synonym(s)

Little Gem - Ruby - Kôgyoku Pink - Sôfuren - Haru-no-akebono

Color

White

Aspect

Pink blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1930

Kôhaku-bijin    


Kôhaku-bijin

Kôhaku-bijin   Kôhaku-bijin   Kôhaku-bijin

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Aspect

White blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture (Japan)

Origination year

1996

Comments

Released by Tomita Kunitake

Kôhi    


Kôhi

Kôhi   Kôhi  

Species

Hybrid

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1982

Comments

Released by Ryo Nagao. Fragrant. Profuse.

Kôki    


Kôki

Kôki   Kôki   Kôki

Species

Hybrid

Color

Pink

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1996

Comments

Released by Hiroyasu Watanabe

Kokka    


Kokka

Kokka  

Species

Higo Camellias

Color

Red

Aspect

White blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

First publication

1978

Seen

Private garden

Kon-wabisuke    


Kon-wabisuke

Kon-wabisuke   Kon-wabisuke   Kon-wabisuke

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Purpurea - Shikon-wasibuke - Fuyajo

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1937

Seen

Kona    


Kona

Kona   Kona   Kona

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Kena

Color

White

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

USA

First publication

1962

Konomijiro    


Konomijiro

Konomijiro  

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture (Japan)

Origination year

1975

Comments

Released by Masahiro Koine

Konronkoku    


Konronkoku

Konronkoku   Konronkoku   Konronkoku

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Black Prince - Nigra - Black Boy

Color

Red

Flower size

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1925

Kôraku    


Kôraku

Kôraku   Kôraku   Kôraku

Species

Higo Camellias

Color

Pink

Aspect

Red striped

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

Origination year

1980

Comments

Flower with large stripes on white or pink ground

Seen

Kôshi    


Kôshi

Kôshi   Kôshi   Kôshi

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1969

Comments

Fragrant

Seen

Private garden

Koshi-no-fubuki    


Koshi-no-fubuki

Koshi-no-fubuki   Koshi-no-fubuki   Koshi-no-fubuki

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1956

Comments

C. japonica ssp. rusticana. Variegated foliage.

Seen

Private garden

Koshi-no-reijin    


Koshi-no-reijin

Koshi-no-reijin   Koshi-no-reijin   Koshi-no-reijin

Species

Japonica

Color

Bicolor White-Pink

Aspect

Pink striped

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1979

Comments

Sport of 'Kokonoe'

Koshi-no-yoso'oi    


Koshi-no-yoso'oi

Koshi-no-yoso'oi   Koshi-no-yoso'oi  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Shimotsuki

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1970

Comments

Named and released by Mitsuroku Makino

Seen

Nursery

Kossuth    


Kossuth

Kossuth   Kossuth   Kossuth

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

General Kossuth

Color

Red

Aspect

White striped

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1853

Koto-no-kaori    


Koto-no-kaori

Koto-no-kaori   Koto-no-kaori   Koto-no-kaori

Species

Hybrid

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1977

Comments

C. lutchuensis hybrid

Kramer's Beauty    


Kramer's Beauty

Kramer's Beauty   Kramer's Beauty  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Keruimo Nühai

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1981

Comments

Fragrant

Kramer's Supreme    


Kramer's Supreme

Kramer's Supreme   Kramer's Supreme   Kramer's Supreme

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Keruimo Damudan

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1957

Comments

Fragrant

Kramer's Delight    


Kramer's Delight

Kramer's Delight  

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1981

Comments

Fragrant

Seen

Exhibition

Kranenflamme    


Kranenflamme

Kranenflamme   Kranenflamme   Kranenflamme

Species

Japonica

Color

Bicolor White-Pink

Aspect

Red striped

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Germany

Origination year

2010

Comments

Seedling of 'Uchu-no-ikari'. Raised by Dr Karl Hübbers

Seen

Private garden

Kujaku    


Kujaku

Kujaku   Kujaku   Kujaku

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Peacock Camellia - Benikujaku

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1956

Kumagai    


Kumagai

Kumagai   Kumagai   Kumagai

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Kômyo

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Fast

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1941

Kumasaka    


Kumasaka

Kumasaka  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Hollyhock - Jean Kerr - Kumasaka-beni - Lady Marion - Maiden - Sherbrook...

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1695

Kuni-no-hikari    


Kuni-no-hikari

Kuni-no-hikari   Kuni-no-hikari   Kuni-no-hikari

Species

Higo Camellias

Synonym(s)

Benitaiheiraku

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan)

Origination year

1910

Comments

Originated by Tatsuo Fujimoto

Kurenai    


Kurenai

Kurenai   Kurenai  

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1996

Comments

Released by Kazuo Yoshikawa

Kuro-tsubaki    


Kuro-tsubaki

Kuro-tsubaki   Kuro-tsubaki   Kuro-tsubaki

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Old Port - Purpurea - Black Prince - Black Jap - Black Camellia

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1829

Comments

Often known as "Black Camellia"

Kuro-wabisuke    


Kuro-wabisuke

Kuro-wabisuke  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Heituozhu

Color

Red

Flower form

Growth habits

Slow

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

First publication

1960

Seen

Nursery

Kurofune    


Kurofune

Kurofune   Kurofune   Kurofune

Species

Hybrid

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1998

Comments

Released by Kazuo Yoshikawa

Seen

Nursery

Kuroyuri    


Kuroyuri

Kuroyuri   Kuroyuri   Kuroyuri

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1979

Kuruijishi    


Kuruijishi

Kuruijishi  

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Aspect

Red striped

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture (Japan)

First publication

1979

Comments

C. japonica ssp. rusticana