Deane's Darling

Deane's Darling

Deane's Darling

Species japonica
Variety Deane's Darling
Bloom Color garnet red with a smallish center of red petaloids
Bloom Size small to medium
Bloom Season mid-season to late
Growth Habit dense, upright growth with dark green foliage
Growth Rate slow
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Hal and Deane Burch
Year Originated first bloomed 1993
Place of Origination Citrus Heights, California, USA
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=4554
ACS Registration Number 2606
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 12-year-old C. japonica chance seedling, first bloomed in 1993.
General Bloom The anemone form flower has 20-25 garnet red imbricated, incurved outside petals with red petaloids. Flowers are long lasting with consistent, unique form and color. Has won numerous Best Japonica Seedling awards in various shows.
Plant & Leaves Has upright, dense, slow growth. Flowers fall in one piece. Leaf is dark green, 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches.