Michelle Howell

Michelle Howell

Michelle Howell

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2877
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=13533

This 15-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2001. It was originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell of Lucedale, Mississippi.

Bloom: The large size 4.5” x 3” semidouble form flower is maroon and white with frequent petaloids in the center. It has 20 petals with yellow anthers and yellow filaments. Flowers have two types of variegation: white flecks and white blotches. The long lasting flowers fall in one piece with consistent form and heavy petal texture.

Plant: The plant habit is upright 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.