Jim Smelley

Jim Smelley

Jim Smelley

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2883
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=9883

This 20-year-old C. reticulata seedling of ‘Curtain Call’ and ‘Pleasant Memories’ first bloomed in 1992. It was originated and propagated by James and Elaine Smelley of Moss Point, Mississippi. It was registered by James Smelley of Moss Point, Mississippi.

Bloom: The very large sized 6.5” x 4” semidouble form flower is dark pink. It has 12 petals with bright yellow anthers and white filaments. It is a profuse bloomer with long lasting flowers that fall in one piece with consistent form and heavy petal texture.

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

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 5.75” x 1.75” with medium serration.

Bloom season: Midseason to late.