Deep Purple Dream

Deep Purple Dream

Deep Purple Dream

Species japonica
Variety Deep Purple Dream
Bloom Color deep purple red; more purple than ‘Mathotiana’ and a brighter red. The color is somewhat weather dependent; yellow filaments and stamens
Bloom Size medium
Bloom Season early to mid-season
Growth Habit dense, upright growth; dark green foliage
Growth Rate vigorous
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Dr. John L. Spencer
Year Originated first bloomed 2003
Place of Origination Lakeland, Florida, USA
Seed Parent C. japonica 'Edna Campbell'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=4596
ACS Registration Number 2736
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 13 year old 3.75" wide by 2.25" semi-double C. japonica seedling of 'Edna Campbell' first bloomed in 2003.
General Bloom Flowers are deep purple red; more purple than 'Mathotiana' and a brighter red. Will open as rose-form double or peony filaments and stamens are yellow.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright, dense and vigorous, is suitable for landscape. Plant has dark green leaves average 4.25" long by 2" wide.