Jim Smelley

Jim Smelley

Jim Smelley

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2883
Species reticulata
Variety Jim Smelley
Bloom Type semidouble form
Bloom Color Dark pink with bright yellow anthers and white filaments.
Bloom Size very large sized 6.5" x 4"
Bloom Season Midseason to Late
Growth Habit The plant habit is upright and open.
Growth Rate The growth rate is vigorous.
General Bloom It is a profuse bloomer with long lasting flowers that have 12 petals and fall in one piece with consistent form and heavy petal texture.
Plant & Leaves The dark green leaves average 5.75" x 1.75" with medium serration. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 20-year-old plant first bloomed in 1992
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated and propagated by James and Elaine Smelley of Moss Point, Mississippi. It was registered by James Smelley of Moss Point, Mississippi.
Place of Origination Moss Point, Mississippi
Pollen Parent C. reticulata 'Pleasant Memories'
Seed Parent seedling of C. reticulata 'Curtain Call'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=9883
Hardiness Zone