Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Etherington White'
Kiyono Nursery Catalogue, 1939-1940, p.10. Orthographic error for Etherington White.
SCCS., 1947, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature. Orthographic error for Etherington White.
Gerbing Azalea Garden Nursery Catalogue, 1943. Orthographic error for Etherington White.
Hazlewood & Jessep, 1972, Checklist - Camellia Cultivars from Nursery Catalogues, p.74. Orthographic error for Etherington White.
Kiyono Nursery Catalogue, 1940-1941, p.22. Synonym for Etherington White. Note: Kiyono listed Etherington White in his 1938-1939 catalogue as ‘Ethlington White’ and then revised the name to ‘Waterloo’ in his 1940-1941 Catalogue.
» English Description
Kiyono Nursery Catalogue, 1938-1939, p.9, erroneously as ‘Ethlington White’. No description. Gerbing Azalea Gardens Catalogue, 1940-1941: Large, semi-double white, petals tissue-paper like texture. Mid-season bloomer, tall, vigorous grower, dark green foliage. Very fine white. Fendig, 1952, American Camellia Catalogue: Medium, pure white, anemone form, 8-10 cm across. Sometimes the inner petals are large, sometimes small and are crinkled and of tissue-thin texture. Stamens are interspersed among petals. Filaments are cream, anthers golden yellow. Buds are conical and light green. Leaves medium, dull green, oval, 6.5 cm x 3.8 cm. Plant habit tall and vigorous, not symetrical. The Camellia was named for a family named “Etherington” and the original erroneous spelling of “Ethlington” has been corrected. Orthographic errors: ‘Ethlington White’, ‘Everingham’, ‘Ethrington’, ‘Ethrington White’. Originated at the Kiyono Nursery, Crichton, Alabama, USA. Kiyono altered the name to ‘Waterloo’ in their 1940 Catalogue.