Lee Roy Smith

Lee Roy Smith

Lee Roy Smith

Species reticulata
Variety Lee Roy Smith
Bloom Color pink with heavy frosting and fluoresence sheen and has golden anthers and white filaments
Bloom Size very large
Bloom Season midseason
Growth Habit upright growth
Growth Rate vigorous
Hardiness Zone
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Jack Mandarich; propagated by E. Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia
Year Originated first bloomed 1992; registered 2008
Place of Origination Garner, North Carolina
Pollen Parent C. reticulata 'Hulyn Smith'
Seed Parent C. reticulata 'Lilette Witman'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=11816
ACS Registration Number 2726
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This C. reticulata from 'Lilette Witman' x 'Hulyn Smith', first bloomed in 1992.
General Bloom The 6.5 x 4.5" pink fluorescent sheen with heavy frosting has golden anthers and white filaments. The flower has unique color with heavy petal texture and is long lasting.
Plant & Leaves Plant is upright with vigorous growth rate and blooms profusely. Light green leaves 4.5" x 2.25".