Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Isabel'
Guilfoyle Nursery Catalogue, 1866, p.18. Synonym for Isabel.
» English Description
Macarthur Notebook, 1857: Pure white, smallish size, perfectly double and regular to the centre, petals well shaped, moderate substance, incurved, makes smaller buds of better shape than the old 'Double White' (Alba Plena) Late flowering. Seedling No.32/51 raised at Camden Park by Sir William Macarthur, N.S.W., Australia. Baptist & Son Nursery Catalogue, 1861. No description. First valid listing. This camellia was known both as “Isabel” and “Isabella”. As the first listing of “Isabella” was by Guilfoyle, 1866 and also that orthography had been published for another cultivar by Costa in 1846, Isabel is considered the prior valid name. Synonyms: 'Isabella'. Sport: Yirgella.