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CountryUnited States

Year Published/Registered1941

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'Finlandia'

Chinese Name:芬兰

Japanese Name



Dearest  Vanderbilt, 1940, Camellia Research, p.3. Synonym for Finlandia.

Finlandi  Gerbing’s Azalea Gardens Supplement, 1943-1944. Orthographic error for Finlandia.

Finlandia Alba  Portland Wholesale Nursery Co. Wholesale price list, 1958-1959, p.41. Synonym for Finlandia.

Finlandia F.N  Fruitland Nursery Catalogue, 1943-1944. Renamed Rosary due to confusion with Finlandia.

Finlandia White  McIlhenny Catalogue, 1945-1946. Synonym for Finlandia.

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» English Description

Vanderbilt, 1941, Camellia Research, II, p.3. No description. McIlhenny Cata­logue, 1941, p.5 as ‘Finliandia’: Large open flower. White with prominent stamens. SCCS., 1947, The Camellia. Its Culture and Nomenclature: Large, open flower with prominent stamens. Medium size, 10 cm across, semi-double with swirled and fluted petals. Medium, compact growth. Early to mid-season flowering. Synonyms: ‘Dearest’, ‘Nellie White’, ‘White Herme’, ‘White Jordan’, ‘Finlandia Alba’, ‘Finlandia White’. Sports: ‘King Lear’, ‘Monte Carlo’, ‘Sunset Oaks’, ‘Finlandia Blush’, ‘Finlandia Red’, ‘Finlandia Variegated’, ‘Roselle Bell’. This variety was originally propagated by Jannoch Nurseries, Pasadena, California, USA under the name ‘White Jordan’ but due to it being confused with ‘Jordan’s Pride’, the synonym for Hikarugenji it was changed to Finlandia in 1937. Jannoch obtained the variety from the old Busch Gardens where it probably originated as a sport of Finlandia Variegated which is the true parent of this group of mutations and which is believed to have come from Japan about 1910. Orthographic error: ‘Finland’. The name ‘Finlandia’ and ‘Finlandia F.N.’ were erroneously used for the cultivar Rosary in the USA.

» Chinese Description

朱國棟、蔡燦玉,2011. 《台灣茶花族譜》 p.95. Finlandia 芬兰       C. japonica)  红山茶。1941,美国。半重瓣、波浪、白色、中〜大轮(10cm)、花期122月、浓密、长势中等。此品种约1910年由日本传入美国加州CovinaJannoch种苗园 。 同种异名:DearestFinlandia AlbaFinlandia WhiteNellie White 。 突变种:Finlandia BlushFinlandia RedFinlandia VariegatedKing LearMonte CarloSunset Oaks Finlandia (芬兰)一新竹市茶花产销班目录,2002-2006,山茶花名录,p.55, F23.Finlandia (芬兰国旗)一茶花林目录,1992-2006, p.9/28, No.1326.Finlandia (芬兰迪亚)——高继银,1998,世界名贵茶花,p.35, No.5.


Flower Size8-10 cm

Blooming Season12-2 Month United States