Nita McRae

Nita McRae

Nita McRae

Year Registered 2001
ACS Registration Number 2553
Species reticulata
Variety Nita McRae
Bloom Color Orchid pink with golden anthers and white filaments.
Bloom Size Very large sized 6.5" x 4.5" (untreated) and 7.5" x 4.5" (treated)
Bloom Season Midseason
Growth Habit The plant growth habit is upright and open.
Growth Rate The growth rate is vigorous.
General Bloom The bloom consists of numerous petals of heavy texture and are long-lasting. Flowers show consistent form and fall in one piece. Won Best Seedling in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1999.
Plant & Leaves Dark green leaves are 4" x 2.5".
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 12-year-old plant first bloomed in 1995.
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated, propagated and registered by E. Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia
Place of Origination Valdosta, Georgia, USA
Pollen Parent C. reticulata 'Hulyn Smith'
Seed Parent C. reticulata 'Suzanne Withers'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=14920
Hardiness Zone