Desert Sunset

Desert Sunset

Desert Sunset

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2912
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=4667

This 10-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2009. It was originated and registered by C.M. and Lillian Gordy of Ocala, Florida and propagated by Loch Laurel Nursery of Valdosta, Georgia.

Bloom: The large sized 5” x 2” semidouble form flower is bright coral pink. It has bright gold anthers and cream filaments. It is a long lasting, profuse bloomer that falls in one piece with heavy petal texture. Blooms appear to have reticulata characteristics and will sometimes present “rabbit ears” in cooler weather.

Plant: The plant habit is upright and dense. The growth rate is vigorous. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 4.75” x 2.25” with medium serration.

Bloom season: Midseason.