Campylia – species and hybrids

My collection at the moment of species and hybrids of section Campylia.


P. tricolor above, and white form of P. tricolor below


Hybrid of P. ovale x P. tricolor – originates from seeds from South Africa around 2007.

‘Dreamland’ with variegated leaves – large flowers similar to ‘Splendide’. Introduced around 2012.

‘Renate Parsley’ has smaller flowers. Fibrex Nursery, UK 1996.

My own hybrids

‘Archibald’ – hybrid of ‘Splendide’ x P. ovale ssp hyalinum, 2011.

Two of my hybrids from 2020; the left one with small flowers is ‘Jace’ – a seedling of P. tricolor white form. And the one to the right with larger flowers is ‘Keanu’ – a seedling of ‘Splendide’

Below are some photos of my collection back in 2013.
One of my hybrids that I haven’t kept is ‘Baldric’ (‘Renate Parsley’ x P. ovale ssp. hyalinum).
‘White Splendide’ I don’t know the origin of, but I hope to get it back in my collection.

Some favourites

P. anethifolium x P. fulgidum

Hybridizer; Mike Brown, Australia.


‘Ardens’ is an old cultivar, a cross between P. fulgidum and P. lobatum, introduced in 1817. It was hybridized by Lee, Hammersmith UK, 1810.


My own cultivar – a seedling of P. gibbosum ‘Maroon’, 2011.


My own hybrid from 2016 – ‘Flora Midnight’ x ‘Lara Oracle’.


Another old hybrid of P. fulgidum x P. lobatum, or more probably ‘Ardens’ x P. lobatum from ca. 1827.

P. ovale x P. tricolor

A hybrid that originates from seeds from South Africa, around 2006.


The third old hybrid of P. fulgidum and P. lobatum – before 1869.