Longwood Centennial

Longwood Centennial

Longwood Centennial

Species japonica
Variety Longwood Centennial
Bloom Color pink with yellow anthers and light pink filaments
Bloom Size miniature
Bloom Season early to midseason
Growth Habit upright and dense growth
Growth Rate average
Hardiness Zone
Originator/Registered By/Propagator collected in the wild in 1984; propagated by Longwood Gardens’ in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Year Originated first bloomed 1996; registered 2007
Place of Origination Sochong Island, South Korea
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=12170
ACS Registration Number 2697
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This C. japonica seedling, grown from seed collected in the wild on Sochong Island, South Korea in 1984, first bloomed in 1996.
General Bloom The 2.5" pink single flower has yellow anthers and light pink filaments. The bloom has exceptional cold hardiness with exceptionally glossy foliage.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright and dense with average growth rate and is suited for landscape.