Ashton's Supreme

Ashton's Supreme

Ashton's Supreme

Species hybrid
Variety Ashton's Supreme
Bloom Color bright lavender pink
Bloom Size small
Bloom Season early to mid-season
Growth Habit upright and dense growth
Growth Rate average
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Dr. William L. Ackerman; propagated by Bennett's Creek Nursery of Suffolk, VA
Year Originated first bloomed 1989
Place of Origination Ashton, Maryland USA
Pollen Parent C. sasanqua ‘Narumi-Gata’ X C. oleifera ‘Plain Jane'
Seed Parent C. hiemalis ‘Bill Wylam’ X C. oleifera ‘Plain Jane'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=1208
ACS Registration Number 2605
Age/First Bloom/Introduced this 23 year old C. hybrid from C. hiemalis 'Bill Wylam' x C. oleifera 'Plain Jane', and C. sasanqua 'Narumi-Gata' x C. oleifera 'Plain Jane' first bloomed in 1989.
General Bloom The bright pink lavender pink anemone to peony flowers have golden yellow anthers and creamy white filaments. Flowers measure 2 3/4" x 1 1/2" with 21 petals and petaloids.
Plant & Leaves Plant is dense with medium growth rate. Plant is very cold hardy to minus 17 degrees F. Field tested for 20 years. Dark green leaves are 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches.