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White Swan

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CountryUnited Kingdom

Year Published/Registered1930

Cultivar Type:For Ornamental

AGM Type

Scientific Name:Camellia japonica 'White Swan'

Chinese Name

Japanese Name



Alba  John Scott & Co. Nursery Catalogue, 1965-1966, p.109. Synonym for White Swan.

Alba Simplex White Swan  St Bridget Nursery Catalogue, 1966, p.8. Synonym for White Swan.


» English Description

J. Coutts, Nov. 22nd 1930, Gardeners’ Chronicle, p.424; Anonymous, 1939, Gardeners’ Chronicle, ser.3, 106:302. Single, pure white, bright yellow stamens. There has been considerable confusion in the UK. with the single white camellias Alba Simplex, Devonia, Yukimiguruma and White Swan. Synonym: ‘Alba Simplex White Swan’. W.J. Marchant Nursery Catalogue, 1937, p.34: Attractive form of good habit, furnished with medium sized, deep green, pointed leaves. The profusely born, 10-12 cm across flowers, milk white, usually consist of 7 fan-shaped petals. Each bloom has a few petaloid stamens. Slieve Donard Catalogue, 1942, p.6: Fine, semi-double, white. P.C. Norcutt Ltd. Book Catalogue, 1964, p.37: Single, white, large pure white, flower with bright boss of yellow stamens. Originated in UK.


Flower Size

Blooming Season United Kingdom