English Kuhne Drews

English Kuhne Drews

English Kuhne Drews

Species japonica
Variety English Kuhne Drews
Bloom Color rose pink and white variegated petals with pink anthers and white filaments
Bloom Size medium
Bloom Season early to mid-season
Growth Habit upright growth; light green foliage
Growth Rate slow
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Rupert Drews
Year Originated first bloomed in 1986
Place of Origination Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=5820
ACS Registration Number 2590
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 20-year-old C. japonica seedling first bloomed in 1986.
General Bloom Thus rose pink and white variegated anemone flower, with 38 petals and 180 petaloids measures 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches untreated, and 4 x 3 inches treated. Flower has pink anthers and white filaments and are long lasting. Awarded best seedling at Charleston Show in January 2000 and best seedling at Savannah Show in November 2001.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright with slow growth rate. Flowers fall in one piece. Light green leaves are 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches.