Mary Ann Lawrence

Mary Ann Lawrence

Mary Ann Lawrence

ACS Registration Number 2887
Year Registered 2013

This 8-year-old C. japonica seedling of ‘Royal Velvet’ first bloomed in 2008. It was originated by Steve and Gayle Lawrence of Tallahassee, Florida and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida.

Bloom: The large to very large sized 4.75” x 2” semi-double form flower is bright red. It has 9 petals with yellow anthers and white filaments. The flower has a very vivid contrast of red petals and yellow stamens. The long lasting profuse bloomer has flowers 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 medium green leaves average 3.5” x 1.75” with medium serration.

Bloom season: Midseason to late.