Nan Ford

Nan Ford

Nan Ford

Year Registered 2013
ACS Registration Number 2843
Link http://camellia.unipv.it/camelliadb2/dbwin.php?pippo=14578

This 12-year-old C. japonica chance seedling first bloomed in 2004. It was originated, registered and propagated by Vernon E. Howell of Lucedale, Mississippi.

Bloom: The very large sized 5.5” x 2.5” semidouble to full peony to loose peony form flower is dark pink. It has yellow anthers and yellow filaments. The bloom consists of 9+ petals. It rarely shows stamens. It is a profuse bloomer with long lasting flowers that fall in one piece with a consistent form with heavy petal texture.

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

Leaf: The dark green leaves average 4” x 2” with medium serration.

Bloom season: Early to midseason.