|ACS Registration Number||2839|
This 10-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2006. It was originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell of Lucedale, Mississippi.
Bloom: The very large sized 5.5” x 3” semidouble form flower is bright red. It has yellow anthers and yellow filaments. The bloom consists of 9+ petals. It is a profuse bloomer with long lasting blooms that fall in one piece with consistent form. There are usually petaloids among the stamens.
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 4” x 3” with medium serration.
Bloom season: Early to midseason.