Belle Princess

Belle Princess

Belle Princess

Year Registered 2009
ACS Registration Number 2768
Species hybrid
Variety Belle Princess
Bloom Color Pink to pale pink with yellow anthers and light yellow filaments.
Bloom Size miniature 1 1/4" x 3/4"
Bloom Season Early to Midseason
Growth Habit The plant habit is upright.
Growth Rate The growth rate is average.
General Bloom The bloom consists of 9 - 11 petals. The plant is a profuse bloomer. The fluorescence is from March to mid-April, lasting about 40 days.
Plant & Leaves The dark green leaves average 2 3/4" x 1 1/4". The new growth is shiny red like Photinia serrulata for about a month. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. The seedling is sterile.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 24-year-old plant first bloomed in 1992
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated by Jian-Guo Fei, Yong-hong Hu, Ya-li Zhang of Shanghai, China and registered and propagated by Shanghai Botanical Garden of Shanghai, China.
Place of Origination Shanghai, China
Pollen Parent a Camellia species from Section Theopsis
Seed Parent C. japonica 'Kuro-tsubaki' (Black Camellia)
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=1765
Hardiness Zone