Camellias Nomenclature



Snowflake (Sawada)    


Snowflake (Sawada)

Snowflake (Sawada)   Snowflake (Sawada)   Snowflake (Sawada)

Species

Sasanqua

Color

White

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

USA

First publication

1955

Snowman    


Snowman

Snowman   Snowman   Snowman

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Xuerin

Color

White

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Fast

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1961

Sofia Chiarugi    


Sofia Chiarugi

Sofia Chiarugi   Sofia Chiarugi   Sofia Chiarugi

Species

Japonica

Color

Purple

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1855

Comments

Becomes violet with age

Softly    


Softly

Softly   Softly  

Species

Hybrid C.x williamsii

Synonym(s)

Piaorou

Color

Bicolor White-Pink

Aspect

Graduated shading

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Nursery Jury (New Zeland)

First publication

1983

Seen

Exhibition

Solstice    


Solstice

Solstice   Solstice   Solstice

Species

Hybrid

Color

Yellow

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

2009

Somersby    


Somersby

Somersby   Somersby   Somersby

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

E.G. Waterhouse (Australia)

First publication

1944

Something Beautiful    


Something Beautiful

Something Beautiful   Something Beautiful   Something Beautiful

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Fanli

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Fast

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1979

Somma Campagna     


Somma Campagna

Somma Campagna    Somma Campagna    Somma Campagna

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Sama

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1855

Seen

Songzilin    


Songzilin

Songzilin   Songzilin   Songzilin

Species

Reticulata

Synonym(s)

Robert Fortune - Pagoda - Pine Cone - Pine Cone Scales - Flore-Plena - Dobrada

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

China

First publication

1930

Seen

Sophia    


Sophia

Sophia   Sophia  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Sophie No.2, Longview - Sophie Glym

Color

Pink

Aspect

White blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Belgium

First publication

1853

Seen

Public garden

Sorin-an    


Sorin-an

Sorin-an  

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1978

Comments

Named by Yoshizumi Tobiyama and released by Tokuji Ôoka.

Sôshin-wabisuke    


Sôshin-wabisuke

Sôshin-wabisuke   Sôshin-wabisuke   Sôshin-wabisuke

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Aspect

White marginated

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Origination year

1995

Comments

Raised and named by Sôshin Hirai.

Soshô    


Soshô

Soshô   Soshô   Soshô

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Suzhuang

Color

Bicolor White-Pink

Aspect

Graduated shading

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Japan

Origination year

1985

Soulangiana    


Soulangiana

Soulangiana  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Soulangiana (Casoretti) - Soulangeana

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1836

South Seas    


South Seas

South Seas   South Seas   South Seas

Species

Hybrid C.x williamsii

Synonym(s)

Nanhai

Color

Pink

Aspect

Graduated shading

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Nursery Jury (New Zeland)

First publication

1967

Souvenir de Bahuaud-Litou    


Souvenir de Bahuaud-Litou

Souvenir de Bahuaud-Litou   Souvenir de Bahuaud-Litou   Souvenir de Bahuaud-Litou

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Mathotiana Pale Pink - Lady France - Lady Frances - Carol Lombard...

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

France

First publication

1910

Comments

Very prolific flowerer

Souvenir de Claude Brivet    


Souvenir de Claude Brivet

Souvenir de Claude Brivet   Souvenir de Claude Brivet   Souvenir de Claude Brivet

Species

Hybrid

Color

Bicolor White-Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Sunlight

Originated by

Botanic Nursery Thoby (France)

First publication

2014

Comments

Fragrant

Seen

Exhibition

Souvenir de Hubert Thoby    


Souvenir de Hubert Thoby

Souvenir de Hubert Thoby   Souvenir de Hubert Thoby   Souvenir de Hubert Thoby

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1979

Comments

Originated by Dr Cliffort Parks, introduced by Thoby's Nurseries

Souvenir de Jean le Bihan    


Souvenir de Jean le Bihan

Souvenir de Jean le Bihan   Souvenir de Jean le Bihan   Souvenir de Jean le Bihan

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

France

Origination year

1986

Comments

Raised by Fañch le Moal

Seen

Private garden

Souvenir de Jérôme Carnot    


Souvenir de Jérôme Carnot

Souvenir de Jérôme Carnot   Souvenir de Jérôme Carnot   Souvenir de Jérôme Carnot

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

No origin identified

Seen

Private garden

Souvenir de la Beaujoire    


Souvenir de la Beaujoire

Souvenir de la Beaujoire   Souvenir de la Beaujoire   Souvenir de la Beaujoire

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Aspect

Pink striped

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

France

First publication

1973

Souvenir de Louis Sander    


Souvenir de Louis Sander

Souvenir de Louis Sander   Souvenir de Louis Sander   Souvenir de Louis Sander

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Belgium

First publication

1964-1965

Souvenir de P.Y Kerambrun    


Souvenir de P.Y Kerambrun

Souvenir de P.Y Kerambrun   Souvenir de P.Y Kerambrun   Souvenir de P.Y Kerambrun

Species

Hybrid

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Fast

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

France

Origination year

2004

Comments

Raised by Fañch le Moal. Fragrant

Seen

Private garden

Souvenir Vendéen    


Souvenir Vendéen

Souvenir Vendéen   Souvenir Vendéen   Souvenir Vendéen

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Botanic Nursery Thoby (France)

First publication

1993

Seen

Exhibition - Trevarez Garden

Souza's Pavlova    


Souza's Pavlova

Souza's Pavlova   Souza's Pavlova   Souza's Pavlova

Species

Hybrid

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

New Zeland

Origination year

1984

Comments

Fragrant

Sparkling Burgundy    


Sparkling Burgundy

Sparkling Burgundy   Sparkling Burgundy   Sparkling Burgundy

Species

Sasanqua

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1957

Comments

C. hiemalis

Speciosissima    


Speciosissima

Speciosissima   Speciosissima   Speciosissima

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Sheperds Red - Pink Waratah - Arnemoniflora Rosea

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

First publication

1862

Spectabilis de Loddiges    


Spectabilis de Loddiges

Spectabilis de Loddiges   Spectabilis de Loddiges  

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Loddigesii - Spectabilis Loddiges - Spectabilis d'Angleterre

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Great Britain

First publication

1842

Spinola Alba    


Spinola Alba

Spinola Alba   Spinola Alba  

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Flower form

Position

Shade

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1855

Seen

Nursery

Splash of Pink     


Splash of Pink

Splash of Pink    Splash of Pink   

Species

Japonica

Color

White

Aspect

Pink blotched

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

USA

First publication

1978

Seen

Exhibition

Splendens Carlyon    


Splendens Carlyon

Splendens Carlyon   Splendens Carlyon   Splendens Carlyon

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Great Britain

First publication

1951

Seen

Splendida Borghese    


Splendida Borghese

Splendida Borghese   Splendida Borghese   Splendida Borghese

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Aspect

White striped

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1867

Seen

Private garden

Spofforthiana    


Spofforthiana

Spofforthiana   Spofforthiana   Spofforthiana

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Spofforthiana Alba - Spofforthiana Alba Vera - Spofforth Striped - Spofforthiana Striata

Color

White

Aspect

Pink striped

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Shade

Originated by

Great Britain

First publication

1830

Spring's Promise    


Spring's Promise

Spring's Promise   Spring's Promise   Spring's Promise

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1989

Seen

Nursery

Spring Awakening    


Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening   Spring Awakening   Spring Awakening

Species

Hybrid

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1990

Seen

Private garden - Palmengarten (Franckfurt)

Spring Daze    


Spring Daze

Spring Daze   Spring Daze   Spring Daze

Species

Hybrid C.x williamsii

Synonym(s)

Chunmimang

Color

Pink

Aspect

Graduated shading

Flower size

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1990

Spring Deb    


Spring Deb

Spring Deb   Spring Deb   Spring Deb

Species

Japonica

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Nuccio's Nurseries (USA)

First publication

1956

Spring Festival    


Spring Festival

Spring Festival   Spring Festival   Spring Festival

Species

Hybrid

Synonym(s)

Chunjie

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1970

Comments

C. cuspidata hybrid

Spring Fling    


Spring Fling

Spring Fling   Spring Fling   Spring Fling

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Nuccio's Nurseries (USA)

First publication

1991-1992

Seen

Spring Formal    


Spring Formal

Spring Formal   Spring Formal   Spring Formal

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Chuntian Yelifu

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Fast

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Nuccio's Nurseries (USA)

Origination year

1975

Spring Frill    


Spring Frill

Spring Frill  

Species

Hybrid

Synonym(s)

Chunzhou

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Slow

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Dr William L. Ackerman (USA)

Origination year

1985

Comments

Cold hardy to - 10°F

Seen

Private garden

Spring Mist    


Spring Mist

Spring Mist   Spring Mist  

Species

Hybrid

Synonym(s)

Chunwu

Color

Pink

Aspect

Graduated shading

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1965

Comments

Fragrant

Seen

Spring Ruby    


Spring Ruby

Spring Ruby   Spring Ruby   Spring Ruby

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

France

Origination year

2006

Comments

Raised by Béréhouc Nursery (Quimper France). Exclusive rights. Sometimes a white streak

Seen

Private garden

Spring Sonnet    


Spring Sonnet

Spring Sonnet   Spring Sonnet   Spring Sonnet

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Chunshi

Color

Pink

Aspect

Pink marginated

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

Origination year

1948

Comments

Slightly fragrant. Descended from 'Hikarugenji'

Sprite    


Sprite

Sprite   Sprite   Sprite

Species

Hybrid

Synonym(s)

Tiaopique

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Australia

Origination year

1974

Comments

Seedling of C. pitardii var. pitardii

Seen

Exhibition - Private garden - Trevarez Garden

St Germain des Prés    


St Germain des Prés

St Germain des Prés   St Germain des Prés   St Germain des Prés

Species

Sasanqua

Color

White

Flower size

Flower form

Flowering

Position

Sunlight

Originated by

No origin identified

Seen

Private garden

St. André    


St. André

St. André   St. André   St. André

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Rose Hill Rubra - McIlhenny

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Vigorous

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Belgium

First publication

1912

St. Ewe    


St. Ewe

St. Ewe   St. Ewe   St. Ewe

Species

Hybrid C.x williamsii

Color

Pink

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Great Britain

First publication

1947

Comments

Weeping flower

Stacy Susan    


Stacy Susan

Stacy Susan   Stacy Susan   Stacy Susan

Species

Japonica

Synonym(s)

Sushan

Color

Pink

Aspect

Pink striped

Flower size

Flower form

Growth habits

Medium

Habit

Flowering

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

USA

First publication

1978

Seen

Private garden - Nursery

Stalin    


Stalin

Stalin   Stalin   Stalin

Species

Japonica

Color

Red

Flower size

Flower form

Position

Filtered sunlight

Originated by

Italy

First publication

1950