Bobby Hunter

Bobby Hunter

Bobby Hunter

Year Registered 2016
ACS Registration Number 2974
Species japonica
Variety Bobby Hunter
Bloom Color Salmon rose pink variegated white with yellow anthers and white filaments.
Bloom Size large sized - 4" x 2" (treated 4.5" X 2")
Bloom Season early to midseason
Growth Habit The plant habit is upright and dense.
Growth Rate The growth rate is vigorous.
General Bloom This bloom has consistent form is long lasting and falls in one piece. The blooms have wide petals like 'Drama Girl' with a distinctive creped look. The stamens are less regular and the overall size is smaller than ‘Katie' even when treated.
Plant & Leaves The dark green leaves have low serration and average 4" x 2". The plant is suitable for landscaping and exhibition uses.
Age/First Bloom/Introduced This 4-year-old C. japonica sport of 'Katie' first bloomed in 2011.
Originator/Registered By/Propagator It was originated, registered and propagated by Thomas Sellers of Bolivia, NC.
Place of Origination Bolivia, North Carolina
Pollen Parent
Seed Parent 'Katie'
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