Camellia ×vernalis (Makino) Makino

Camellia hiemalis 'Hiryû'

('Kanjiro' in Japan, C. hiemalis) Flowers small, pink, informal double, petals wavy. Raised Japan. Int. c. 1958.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Chansonette'

Flowers brilliant pink, imbricated, formal double, mostly c. 7.5 cm wide with 40–50 petals that become wavy-edged. Seedling of 'Shishigashira' raised by Marjorie Washburne, Port Arthur, Texas, USA. Int. c. 1958.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Peerless'

Flowers c. 9 cm wide, rose-pink, informal double. Raised Edgar R. Sebire, Wandin North, Victoria, Australia with seed parent 'Showa-no-sakae' and first bloomed in 1970. Int. c. 1975.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Shishigashira'

(Lions Head) Flowers red, double. Raised Japan. Int. 1894.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Shôwa-no-sakae'

Flowers 6.5–7.5 cm wide; petals about 24, pale pink, incomplete double, musky scent. Origin Japan.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

Flowers 8–10 cm wide, pink; petals about 40 with petal-like stamens. Raised by Rene Casadaban, Abita Springs, Louisiana, USA.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Star above Star'

Flower white in the centre shading to lavender rose at the edges, semi–double in the form of one star superimposed on the other. Int. McCaskill Gardens, Pasadena, California c. 1964.

Camellia ×vernalis 'Yuletide'

Flowers bright red, about 7.5 cm wide with 5–7 petals and golden anthers.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Theaceae
genus        Camellia L.