Dr. Tinsley

Dr. Tinsley

Dr. Tinsley

ACS Registration Number 39
Year Registered 1949

This C. japonica seedling of unknown paretage first bloomed in 1944. It was thought to have come from McIlhenny's Jungle Gardens, propagated by Henderson's Nursery of Lafayette, Louisiana and named and registered by Mrs. G. J. Tinsley, of Hammond, Louisiana.

Bloom: The medium sized semi-double form flowers are very pale pink with the reverse side of the petals a deeper pink, and the upper side shading progressively from almost white at the base to  a deeper pink at the edge. The flower buds are ovate with pointed tips, dark green in color. The stamens have white filaments and yellow anthers.

Plant: The plant is of upright, compact growth.

Leaf: The leaves have slightly serrated edges.


Bloom season: Midseason.