2018 Camellia Journal Publications
C. japonica ‘Silver Anniversary’ is a large semi-double white flower introduced by Nuccio’s in 1960. Photo by Bradford King.
C. hybrid ‘Dream Boat’ has a medium to large pink flower with a beautiful lavender cast on the incurved petals, making a lovely formal double bloom. This hybrid is a cross between C. saluenensis and C. japonica ‘K. Sawada’ with up to 50 petals. Caption and Photo by Bradford King.
‘Black Magic’ has a very dark glossy red, medium, irregular semi-double to rose form bloom, with unusual holly-like foliage. The midseason to late season bloom was introduced in 1992 by Nuccio’s Nurseries of Altadena, California. Cover Photo by Bradford King.
‘Mahoroba’ has a formal double deep pink medium to large flower with a white border and imbricated petals. It was named and released by Soshin Hirai in 2007. While not yet well known, it has its fans in Europe and America. Cover Photo by Bradford King