|ACS Registration Number||2846|
This 16-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2002. It was originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell of Lucedale, Mississippi.
Bloom: The large sized 5” x 2” semidouble to rose form double to formal double form flower is purple. It has yellow anthers and yellow filaments. The bloom consists of 30 petals with a heavy petal texture. It is a profuse bloomer. The flowers fall in one piece and have long lasting blooms with consistent form. The blooms are most often formal double with deep maroon center shading to dark purple at the edges.
Plant: The plant habit is upright. The growth rate is average. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
Leaf: The medium green leaves average 3” x 2” with low serration.
Bloom season: Early to midseason.