Lee Wilkins

Lee Wilkins

Lee Wilkins

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2878
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=11820

This 33-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 1990. It was originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell of Lucedale, Mississippi.

Bloom: The large sized 4” x 2” semidouble form flower is red variegated. It has 20 petals with yellow anthers and white filaments. The flower has moiré variegation. Gibbing enhances the bloom. It is a long lasting profuse bloomer that falls in one piece with consistent form and heavy petal texture.

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

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 3” x 2” with medium serration.

Bloom season: Midseason.