Jim McCormack

Jim McCormack

Jim McCormack

Species japonica
Variety Jim McCormack
Bloom Color pink fading to pale pink at the center with yellow anthers and creamy pink filaments
Bloom Size medium
Bloom Season early to midseason
Growth Habit upright and dense growth
Growth Rate vigorous
Hardiness Zone
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Mrs. James E. McCormack; propagated by Dr. William L. Ackerman of Ashton, MD
Year Originated first bloomed 1986; registered 2008
Place of Origination Alexandria, Virginia
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent chance seedling
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=9878
ACS Registration Number 2759
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 30 year old chance seedling C. japonica first bloomed in 1986.
General Bloom The 3-5/8" wide by 1.5" semi-double blooms are pink (RHS 62A) at margins fading to pale pink (RHS 62D) in the center and have 14 petals and no petaloids. Anthers are yellow and filaments creamy-white. Suitable for exhibition.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright, dense and vigorous. in 2008 the plant is 13.75' tall by 7.75' wide. It has been cold hardy in Alexandria, VA for 30 years without protection. The dark green leaves average 3 7/8" ling by 2" wide.