International Camellia Register
ICR

About Camellia Genus


The Camellia genus includes over 260 species, among them, the Tea tree (Camellia sinensis). Camellias species have originated over 20.000 ornamental varieties, obtained mainly from Camellia japonica, but also from Camellia sasanqua, Camellia saluenensis, Camellia reticulata, and other species. The color of camellia flowers range from white to red, and from pale to dark yellow. Thanks to the beauty of their flowers, ornamental camellias have spread from Asia to the whole world.