|ACS Registration Number||2878|
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.