Mary Rhodes

Mary Rhodes

Mary Rhodes

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2851
Species reticulata
Variety Mary Rhodes
Bloom Color Light pink shading to white with yellow anthers and white filaments.
Bloom Size large to very large sized 4" to 4.25" x 3.75"
Bloom Season Late
Growth Habit The plant habit is upright and spreading.
Growth Rate The growth rate is vigorous.
General Bloom It is a profuse bloomer. The long lasting flowers have heavy petal texture and fall in one piece with consistent form and florescence.
Plant & Leaves The dark green leaves average 4" to 4.75" x 2" with low serration. The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced 12-year-old plant first bloomed in 2005
Originator/Registered By/Propagator Originated by Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia, and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida.
Place of Origination Valdosta, Georgia
Pollen Parent C. reticulata 'Annabelle Fetterman'
Seed Parent seedling of C. reticulata 'Suzanne Withers'
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=13199
Hardiness Zone

This 12-year-old seedling of C. reticulata ‘Suzanne Withers’ x ‘Annabelle Fetterman’ first bloomed in 2005. It was originated by Hulyn Smith of Valdosta, Georgia, and registered and propagated by Randolph Maphis of Tallahassee, Florida.

Bloom: The large to very large sized 4” to 4.25” x 3.75” semidouble form flower is light pink shading to white. It has yellow anthers and white filaments. It is a profuse bloomer. The long lasting flowers have heavy petal texture and fall in one piece with consistent form and florescence.

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

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 4” to 4.75” x 2” with low serration.

Bloom season: Late.