Ashton's Shooting Star

Ashton's Shooting Star

Ashton's Shooting Star

Year Registered 2010
ACS Registration Number 2796
Species hybrid
Variety Ashton's Shooting Star
Bloom Color white background with bright red (RHSCC 54A) radial stripes, golden yellow anthers and creamy white filaments
Bloom Size large 4 3/4" x 1 3/4"
Bloom Season mid-season
Growth Habit The plant habit is spreading and dense.
Growth Rate The growth rate is average.
General Bloom The plant is a profuse bloomer. The flowers have a heavy petal texture. The petals are overlapping.
Plant & Leaves The dark green leaves average 4" x 1 3/4". The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses. Attractive landscape plant. Cold hardy to -10 degrees Fahrenheit. Primarily for landscape use.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 15-year-old plant first bloomed in 2000
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated, registered and propagated by Dr. William L. Ackerman of Ashton, Maryland.
Place of Origination Ashton, Maryland, USA
Pollen Parent C. oleifera 'Plain Jane'
Seed Parent C. japonica 'Mrs. Bertha A. Harms'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=1206
Hardiness Zone